Crime & Court

Police To Probe Own About Late Response

The robbery of more than $1000 in recharge cards and cash, took place at around 8.45am. The Police was notified soon after the robbery, but arrived three hours later.
10 Dec 2019 10:00
Police To Probe Own About Late Response
Shop and restaurant, Xia Men Yingil Company, is located along Victoria Parade, in downtown Suva.

Police is investigating the delayed response time by its officers to a robbery report in Suva on Saturday morning.

It is reported that three masked individuals armed with pinched bars and concrete blocks broke into the shop and restaurant.

The shop and restaurant, Xia Men Yingil Company, is located along Victoria Parade, in downtown Suva.

The robbery of more than $1000 in recharge cards and cash, took place at around 8.45am. The Police was notified soon after the robbery, but arrived three hours later.

Police Commanding Officer Central Division Meli Sateki said the three suspects in the robbery case were arrested on the same day.

“They are in custody now,” he said.

He said those who responded to the robbery pursued the suspects on the same day.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said they were looking into the late response complaint.

Edited by Caroline Ratucadra

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