Crime & Court

Students, Military Officer Among 52 Curfew Arrests

Fifty-two arrests were recorded from 11pm last night to 4am this morning for breach of curfew restrictions.
09 Aug 2020 09:36
Students, Military Officer Among 52 Curfew Arrests

Fifty-two arrests were recorded from 11pm last night to 4am this morning for breach of curfew restrictions.

The Western Division recorded the most number of arrests with twenty-three cases, South fifteen cases, East recording nine cases while the Northern Division recorded five cases.

Seventeen arrests made in the Western Division involved those who were intoxicated during their time of arrest. These include students in their 20s and a 28-year-old military officer.

In the Southern Division the fifteen arrests were made in Samabula, Raiwaqa, Navua, Valelevu and Nasinu. Eight arrests involved those who were drunk during time of arrest.

The arrests made in the Eastern Division were made in Korovou, Nausori and Nakasi.

All five arrests recorded in the Northern Division were made in Labasa.

These involved four men who were arrested at the Labasa Market during curfew hours while a farmer form Vunivau was arrested walking around in public.

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