POLICE NEWS UPDATE

April 16, 2015

Alleged Fatal (Tailevu)

A passenger in a vehicle that was involved in an accident last Sunday passed away yesterday afternoon at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital.

The 39 year old was one of three others travelling in a minivan driven by a 28 year old heading towards Ratu Kadavulevu Road early Sunday morning. Investigations continue.

Delaidamanu Fatal

The driver alleged to have caused the death of a 6 year old student in February at Delaidamanu Road has been charged. The accused has been charged with one count of dangerous driving occasioning death and bailed with the sum of $500 and the case has been adjourned to the 24th of this month.

Lautoka Case of Interest

The 26 year old woman who was allegedly set alight by her husband passed away yesterday afternoon. A post mortem will be conducted to ascertain the cause of death. Meanwhile the victim?s husband was earlier charged with one count of act within intent to cause grievous harm and produced at the Ba Magistrates Court on Monday and is currently remanded in custody.

Navo Fatal

The driver of the vehicle who was driving a vehicle that allegedly claimed the lives of three people last month in Navo, Nadi has been charged with 3 counts of dangerous driving occasioning death and one count of dangerous driving causing grievous bodily harm.

The 19 year old accused was produced at the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday and bailed with the sum of $1,000 with surety and the case has been adjourned to the 11th of June.