19 people arrested for playing contact sports over the last 24 hours

19 people arrested for playing contact sports over the last 24 hours

By Rashika Kumar
Saturday 19/06/2021
[Photo; Fiji Police Force]

19 people were arrested for playing contact sports over the last 24 hours while there were 19 alcohol-related cases and 9 for curfew breaches.

Acting Police Commissioner, Rusiate Tudravu says 7 people were found playing rugby at Pacific Harbour while another 7 cases related to kava consumption were recorded at Nakorovou Village in Serua.

8 cases of intoxication were recorded at Valelevu, Muanikoso and Vakabalea in Navua.

Of the 17 cases recorded in the Western Division, 11 people were found drunk and loitering in the Ba and Lautoka area while 6 other cases of contact sports were recorded at Vatusekiyasawa Village ground.

The lone case recorded in the Northern Division involved a 21-year-old man who was found drunk along Tuatua in Labasa

A 36-year-old man was found walking along the Serea Road during curfew hours.

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