15 people arrested for playing rugby in Lautoka yesterday

15 people arrested for playing rugby in Lautoka yesterday

By Shanil Singh
Thursday 27/05/2021
[Photo: Fiji Police Force]

15 people were arrested for playing rugby in Kashmir, Lautoka yesterday which is a breach of health restrictions while two people in their 20’s were found loitering around the Varoko Cemetery in Ba during curfew hours and allegedly threw stones at a government vehicle.

46 people were arrested for breaching health restrictions and curfew orders in the last 24 hours.

Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says the Western Division recorded 33 cases including 5 people who were found drunk in Qeleloa Nadi, 6 people who live in different houses were arrested for gathering and drinking alcohol in Saunaka, Nadi while 4 people were arrested for gathering in Salusalu Street in Lautoka.

Tudravu says 12 cases were recorded in the Southern Division with 3 people arrested in Newtown, Nasinu who were travelling in a vehicle without a pass while a 29-year-old man was also arrested for driving during curfew hours.

He says 4 people of Jittu Estate in Raiwaqa were all found gathering and drinking alcohol while two men in their 20s and a 33-year-old woman were all arrested for walking along Milverton Road in Raiwaqa during curfew hours.

A 19-year-old woman was found loitering in the Veiraisi Settlement during curfew hours.

The lone case recorded in the Eastern Division involved a 25-year-old man who was arrested for a case of burglary and theft during curfew hours in Nausori.

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