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Police Updates
September 09
11:00 2018

Missing person found dead

The search for a 63-year-old man who was reported missing on Fri­day, August 23, ended tragically af­ter he was found dead in Lautoka.

A missing person’s report was lodged by the family of Log Nadan of Velovelo, Lautoka, after he went missing from his home.

He was found dead a 32-year-old man near Velovelo sea side.

A post-mortem examination was conducted, but because of the state of the victim’s body the cause of death could not be determined

Man, 60, held over assault

A man in his 60s is in police cus­tody for allegedly assaulting a 17-year-old student on Friday night.

The suspect was drunk when al­legedly committed the offence in a village in Ra.

The victim was rushed to the Ra­kiraki Hospital before being trans­ferred to the Lautoka Hospital because he was having breathing difficulties.

Investigations continue.

Bus fire probe continues

Investigations continue to deter­mine the cause of the bus fire at Lovu in Lautoka on Thursday.

The bus suddenly caught fire with 40 people on board and the driver had to be rescued after he lost con­sciousness.

Hunt stepped up for escapee

The search continues for 24-year-old Sekove Tawake who escaped from Police custody last weekend.

Tawake was admitted at the Co­lonial War Memorial Hospital and was under police guard after an ag­gravated robbery case at a medical centre in Nadera on August 20.

He escaped from the custody of the police officer, who was on guard at the hospital. The officer has since been suspended pending the outcome of an internal investiga­tion.

Anyone with information regard­ing his whereabouts is requested to call Crime Stoppers on 919.

Source: Fiji Police Force


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