Media Release – 13th August 2013
1. Murder charge
Kameli Bola Koroitamana bouncer of Liquids Night Club has been charged for one count of Murder for punching 30year old, Solomon Island student of FNU at Liquids Night Club and will produced in court today.
Mareca Wati, 21years of Nanuku Settlement, Vatuwaqa went missing since 09/08/13. She went to check her brother at Courts in Suva and fail to return. Police is requesting for information on this missing person.
3. Unnatural Death
A 44 year old carpenter of Semo settlement, Sigatoka was found dead hanging from the window pallet by using cloth inside their sitting room after a domestic dispute with his defacto wife. The body is now at Sigatoka Hosp Mortuary awaiting Post Mortem.
Fiji Police Force is appealing with members of the community to talk about their problems instead of taking drastic measures.
Upon information police in Labasa have arrested a 39year old, market vendor who was found in possession of 47 bullets containing dried leaves believed to be marijuana. The suspect was interviewed and released. The dried leaves are send for analysis.
Police are interviewing a 47 year-old man who was driving a car that hit 8 students in Savusavu last night at about 8pm.
The students from Gospel High School in Suva were in Savusavu for a field trip.
They were returning from Savusavu Town when the accident occurred.
Three students were admitted at Savusavu Hospital, whilst one admitted at Labasa Hospital and others were treated and sent home.
13th August 2013
Police appeals to parents
Parents and guardians of school children are advised to take note of their children’s movements during this upcoming school break.
Parents are advised to spend more time with their children and monitor movements.
The Fiji Police have extended their operations during the school break by monitoring game centers in towns and also engaged in patrolling the streets.
Further to this, police officers will also be checking on nightclubs during this operation period.
It is therefore necessary for parents and guardians to advise children to go straight home.
School breaks commences from the 16th of August 2013.
The coming week will be extremely busy with the start of the Hibiscus Festival as well as the Tadra Kahani.
Police are also mindful of the busy school sporting activities planned during the first week.
Operations will be aligned towards making the two week holidays a safe and incident free one for our children.
Enjoy festival – Police
The Fiji Police Force is warning all unruly elements that might want to take advantage of the Hibiscus Festival to carry out their own selfish, evil intentions that they will face the full brunt of the law.
The Hibiscus Festival, the largest staged in the country, is also a melting pot of social interaction for people from all walks of life.
The Force is committed to seeing that these unscrupulous individuals do not get their way and upset people who are sincerely participating and enjoying a fund raising event that helps so many lives in Suva,
The force will also have a booth at Albert Park, where members of the public are welcome to seek assistance or guidance, should they encounter problems at the festival.
The booth will also offer information on the various services the force provides to the nation.
Police will also provide security to residences in the Southern Division as thousands are drawn to Albert Park to witness the mother of all festivals the Hibiscus Festival.
Police are coordinating their operations because of several events that will be taking place like the Tadra Kahani, Deans Final and the Hibiscus Festival.
Police want the public to enjoy the festivals and interact freely with people from other communities and support the festival by helping raise funds for worthy causes.