Progress on alleged murder probe

POLICE is compiling the investigation file of a 50-year-old man who died after being allegedly assaulted by a group of drunken men in Ra.

Today, Police stated that the investigation file is being compiled before it is forwarded to the DPP’s office for sanctioning.

The deceased, Savenaca Nakuta was allegedly killed in Ra last week.

Mr Nakuta was on his way to Rakiraki with his 10-year-old son last Friday (July 13) when he was allegedly assaulted by a group of drunken men.

It has also been made known that Police had questioned three men last week for their alleged involvement in Mr Nakuta’s death had been released.

“Based on the outcomes of the post-mortem examination, the investigation file will be compiled and forwarded to the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for sanctioning,” she said.

According to police, Mr Nakuta was dragged out of his vehicle before being allegedly assaulted, which resulted in his death.

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