Crime & Court

COVID-19: Taxi Drivers Breach Ministry Of Health’s Public Service Vehicle Guideline

Two taxi drivers in Lautoka were arrested for breaching the Ministry of Health’s guideline by carrying extra passengers in a Public Service Vehicle.
28 Jun 2021 16:54
COVID-19: Taxi Drivers Breach Ministry Of Health’s Public Service Vehicle Guideline

A total of 16 people were arrested in the past 24 hours for breaching COVID health safety regulations.

The Eastern Division recorded seven arrests.

Five people were arrested from Nausori Village for drinking alcohol.

Two others were arrested at Davuilevu for loitering during curfew hours.

Eight people were arrested in the Western Division.

Two taxi drivers in Lautoka were arrested for breaching the Ministry of Health’s guideline by carrying extra passengers in a Public Service Vehicle.

Three people were arrested for loitering during curfew hours while three people were arrested for breaching social gathering restrictions as they were found drinking alcohol in Lautoka.

Southern Division recorded a single arrest involving a 21 year old man who was arrested for loitering along Sakoca Road during curfew hours.

Social gatherings continue to take place despite repeated advisories of the potential risks they pose to one’s health.

We will continue to play our part in the enforcement of the law with regards to efforts in containing the virus.

If you care about your health and that of your loved ones, please do the right thing and refrain from engaging in social gatherings because the risks are real.

Feedback: rosi.doviverata@fijisun.com.fj



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