Wife hospitalised after alleged domestic dispute; investigations underway

POLICE are investigating an alleged domestic dispute which resulted in a couple being hospitalised last Thursday.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the incident happened in Drauniivi Village, Ra.

“The 41-year-old woman is alleged to have tried to burn herself following a heated argument and in the process of trying to put out the fire, her husband also sustained burns,” she said.

“The woman is currently admitted at the Lautoka Hospital as she sustained 49 per cent burns while her husband who sustained 12 per cent burns is admitted at the Men’s Surgical Ward.”

Ms Naisoro said investigations into the incident are continuing.

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