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Two Charged For Sugarcane Burning

Two men will be produced at the Labasa Magistrates Court for their alleged involvement in the burning of 300 tons of sugarcane belonging to a 49 year old farmer of
03 Jun 2016 12:36
Two Charged For Sugarcane Burning
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Two men will be produced at the Labasa Magistrates Court for their alleged involvement in the burning of 300 tons of sugarcane belonging to a 49 year old farmer of Waiqele, Labasa.

 

The two have been both been charged with one count of setting fire to crops.

 

The incident was reported on the 27th of last month at about 1900hrs.

 

On the same token Chief Operations Officer ACP Rusiate Tudravu has directed officers to work with sugarcane farmers during this harvesting season to avoid the occurrence of cane burnings as there is often a spike in reports during this period.

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