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Fiji Police: Two Men Apprehended For Alleged Robbery

The two allegedly entered the Ra Motor Gift Center Shop, assaulted the owner and ran away with the cash register.
24 Feb 2019 16:47
Fiji Police: Two Men Apprehended For Alleged Robbery

Quick action by Rakiraki Police and those residing at the Rakiraki Police barracks resulted in the arrest of two men in their 20s for an alleged case of aggravated robbery this morning.

The incident occurred at about 9am today in Korowaqa, Rakiraki.

The two allegedly entered the Ra Motor Gift Center Shop, assaulted the owner and ran away with the cash register.

Officers on duty and those off duty residing at the Rakiraki Police Barracks as well as a team from Tavua Police Station were deployed in the search for the two suspects.

The two from Rakiraki Village were arrested shortly afterwards with recoveries made including the cash register that was allegedly stolen from the shop.

The two are being questioned at the Rakiraki Police Station while the victim has been treated t at the Rakiraki Hospital.

Update at 7.30am Monday February 25, 2019

One of the two men arrested over the weekend for their alleged involvement in the aggravated robbery case has been charged.
The 27-year-old accused who is alleged to have been the getaway driver has been charged with one count of aggravated robbery.
He will be produced at the Nadi Magistrates Court today.
Meanwhile another suspect was arrested yesterday and is currently being questioned with two other suspects.

 

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