Police news updates: 5.05.14

Khalsa road robbery case progress report

4 people are in custody in relation to the early morning robbery at a construction site last week.

 $19,000 worth of items and cash were stolen as well as the company vehicle which was later found abandoned in Raiwai.

 Investigations continue.

 Alleged Termination

The 35 year old woman who was taken to the CWM Hospital following an alleged procedure for the termination of her pregnancy remains admitted in hospital.

Investigations continue as they await the doctor’s report regarding the victim’s medical status that could assist in the investigation.

The matter was reported by medical authorities after the victim underwent surgery. She had suffered some complications following the alleged procedure at the doctor’s medical center last month and was brought to the CWM by the same doctor the next day.

Police are at this stage trying to piece together the circumstances that led to the alleged procedure taking place in the first place before the case can be classified.

 Varavu accident case progress report

Two of the six passengers who were rushed to Hospital following an accident in Varavu, Ba last week remain admitted at the Lautoka Hospital.

The driver is yet to be charged and investigations continue.

The minibus driven by a 34 year old was returning from a funeral gathering in Suva when it hit the back of a logging truck that was parked on the side of the road.

Investigations are also looking into whether the driver of the logging truck had breached safety regulations under the Land Transports Regulations.

Cheques stolen

A business executive was the target of criminal elements that entered his home stealing assorted items and cash to the value of $5,530.

 The incident occurred yesterday morning between 2-7am where an unknown person entered the victim’s house and stole 4 laptops, $500 cash and a laptop fan worth $30.

Also stolen were 30 signed ANZ cheques account number 5636406 belonging to the victim’s company Tong A. Holdings.

The cheque numbers range from 3690-3620 and members of the public are requested to keep a look out for these stolen cheques and call the Samabula Police Station on 338 1222 or 917 if they have any information that could assist in this case.

Investigations continue.

Bailey bridge case progress report

 The post mortem examination in relation to the two bodies discovered late last week in Laucala is expected to be conducted on Monday, April 5.

Police say that the first victim was a woman in her 60s  and was discovered floating in  a river near Jerusalem road while the second victim  was a 54 year old woman who  was also found floating in the same river near the Bailey Bridge yesterday morning.


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