29 January, 2023, 2:01 pm Central - 29°C Rain

30-year-old man alleged to be involved in Savusavu aggravated robbery, arrested

30-year-old man alleged to be involved in Savusavu aggravated robbery, arrested

By Navitalai Naivalurua
Tuesday 29/11/2022
[Photo: File]

A 30-year-old man who is alleged to be involved in an aggravated robbery case where he and three others stole a taxi in Savusavu last week has been arrested.

Chief Operations Officer ACP Abdul Khan says following the receipt of the report, a team was formed to locate the suspects involved.

He says last Thursday, the Savusavu Police received a report from a 33-year-old taxi driver that he was allegedly robbed by four men, who later fled in his vehicle.

The vehicle was found abandoned along Fenton Road in Naqere.

ACP Khan says officers worked around the clock to get those involved, and a raid conducted this morning resulted in the arrest of the 30-year-old man in Naqere.

The identity of the other three suspects is known to Police, and the 30-year-old man remains in custody as investigations continue.



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