Crime & Court

COVID-19: Southern Division Records 33 Breaches, Majority Linked To Alcohol

Seven people were found intoxicated at Wailea settlement in Vatuwaqa, six people of Nadera were also arrested for a similar case while five people were found drunk at the Naqumu Point in Lami.
06 Jun 2021 12:51
COVID-19: Southern Division Records 33 Breaches, Majority Linked To Alcohol

Forty-seven cases of breaching the Health restrictions were recorded over the last 24-hours while nineteen cases were recorded for not adhering to the Curfew Orders.

The Southern Division recorded thirty-three cases whereby the majority are linked to alcohol.

Seven people were found intoxicated at Wailea settlement in Vatuwaqa, six people of Nadera were also arrested for a similar case while five people were found drunk at the Naqumu Point in Lami.

Two men in their 20’s were found drunk at Tacirua while three men were arrested at Joe’s Farm area in Coloisuva for being intoxicated.

Other cases of intoxication were recorded at Samabula whereby three men were found drunk, while a 29-year-old man was found during curfew hours loitering as well as two others who were both found disregarding curfew orders.

Three cases of kava consumption were recorded at Narere and those involved were arrested for breaching the health restrictions.

Eighteen people were arrested in the Western Division including five who are all farmers were found drunk at Nabalabala village, five other cases for liquor consumption were recorded at Lautoka while two people were arrested at Sorokoba for a similar case.

A 22-year-old man was arrested for breaching curfew orders while five others were found loitering in the sugar city.

The Eastern Division recorded eleven cases whereby six men of Nakasi were found drunk, two men in their 20’s and a 19-year-old man were also found intoxicated while two men in their 20’s were arrested during curfew hours for loitering in the Vuci area.

The four cases recorded in the Northern Division involved four men who were all found drunk near a seawall at Malau in Labasa.

The Central Division recorded nil cases.

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