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37 curfew breaches last night with most found drunk in public places

37 curfew breaches last night with most found drunk in public places

By Semi Turaga
Saturday 04/07/2020
[Image: Fiji Police Force]

37 people were arrested for breaching the curfew last night and 19 of those arrested were allegedly found drunk in public places.

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says the Eastern Division recorded ten cases including eight people who were all found drunk in the Naimasimasi, Nausori, Lokia, and Wainibuku area.

Two men were also found allegedly loitering in the Lokia area in Rewa.

Eleven alcohol-related curfew breaches were made in the Narere, Kinoya, and Vatuwaqa area.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested while returning from drinking kava in Navua while and a 25-year-old man also from Navua was found driving during curfew hours.

Police also say a 24-year-old farmer of the Calia area in Sawani was arrested for loitering while two men in their 30's were found walking along the Vatuwaqa area.

The Western Division recorded eight cases including four men who were found loitering in the Ba area.

Two men in their 30s were found drunk in Navosa and Ba area while a 23-year-old woman from the Nadroga area was also found intoxicated.

A 28-year-old man was found loitering in the Nadi area.

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