Senior police officer dies during RFL tests

A SENIOR police officer died while taking part in the routine Required Fitness Level Tests this morning.

Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho confirmed the death of the officer in a statement issued this afternoon saying the senior officer was taking part in the 2.4 kilometre run when he collapsed upon nearing the end of the route.

“The training instructors on site rushed the officer in a Fiji Corrections Service vehicle that was parked close by,” he said.

“Attempts to revive him at the MIOT Private Hospital were futile as he was called to eternal rest.

“My sincere condolences go out to the late officers’ family.”

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