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10 people from Vakabalea in Navua arrested as they breached social gathering guidelines to drink alcohol

10 people from Vakabalea in Navua arrested as they breached social gathering guidelines to drink alcohol

By Naveel Krishant
Monday 17/05/2021
[Photo: Fiji Police Force]

30 people have been arrested for breaching the COVID-19 restrictions and curfew orders in the last 24 hours.

Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says ten people from Vakabalea in Navua were arrested as members of different households gathered to drink alcohol.

Tudravu says 4 people were arrested in Lami for a social gathering while a 41-year-old woman of Wainadoi was found loitering during curfew hours.

He further says 7 people including 4 juveniles were found loitering during curfew hours in the Rawaiqa, Nepani and Namadi areas.

Three men in their 30’s were arrested in Sigatoka for breach of curfew orders while three other cases of loitering during curfew hours were recorded in Lautoka.

The Eastern Division recorded 2 cases including a 37-year-old man who was found driving without a pass while a 28-year-old woman was arrested for loitering in Nausori Town.

The Central and Northern Division recorded zero cases.

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