A 16-year-old student from Rokara Settlement in Khalsa Road has been arrested after he was trying to cross the border in Wainibuku near Rups Nakasi.
53 people have been arrested in the last 24 hours for breaching health restrictions and curfew orders.
Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says 44 cases were linked to either alcohol or kava.
He says the Southern Division recorded 34 cases including 9 people who were found drunk at the Laucala Beach area as well as two others who were arrested at Viwawa in Navua for being intoxicated.
Tudravu further says 2 men were found drunk in Tacirua during curfew hours while a 28-year-old man was arrested in Nabua after he was found loitering.
6 men from Tuirara in Makoi and 8 people from Narere were arrested as they were found drunk and breaching health restrictions in place.
A 35-year-old man was found driving without a pass during curfew hours in Nabua.
Tudravu says the Eastern Division recorded 9 cases including 4 people who were found drinking inside a vehicle along the Bau Road area, 3 were arrested for drinking kava in the Baulevu area while two farmers of Vunidawa were found drunk along Serea Road in Naitasiri during curfew hours.
The Acting Police Commissioner adds 7 people were found intoxicated in Naduri Village in Macuata while 3 other cases were recorded in Lautoka for breach of curfew.
Tudravu says they remind people that Police will continue to arrest those that do not adhere to the instructions and advisories issued.
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