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38 cases recorded over the last 24 hours for breaching curfew orders and health restrictions

38 cases recorded over the last 24 hours for breaching curfew orders and health restrictions

By Iva Danford
Thursday 03/06/2021
[Photo: Fiji Police Force]

More people continue to disregard COVID-19 restrictions as 38 cases were recorded over the last 24 hours for breaching curfew orders and health restrictions.

Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu says 25 people were arrested for breaching curfew orders while 13 were arrested for not adhering to health restrictions.

Tudravu says Western Division recorded 19 cases including 5 who were all found drunk and loitering along Vunato in Lautoka while two others who were drunk were arrested during curfew hours at Kermode Road.

Three men were found drunk during curfew hours at Bureiwai District School while two men were found loitering at the Vunahawira Settlement along the Queen's Highway during curfew hours.

Tudravu says seven people were found loitering and drunk during curfew hours in Nadi and Lautoka.

He says out of the 10 cases recorded in the Eastern Division, four men of Naitasiri were found travelling in a vehicle without a pass during curfew hours while a 23-year-old farmer of Nakorovatu was found loitering during curfew hours.

The Acting Police Commissioner says five others from different households were arrested for drinking kava at Navuloa Village in Levuka.

Tudravu says nine cases were recorded in the Southern Division which includes four men from Nadera who were found drunk during curfew hours. Two men were also found drunk and loitering during curfew hours in the Kinoya area while a 35-year-old man was found driving a vehicle without a pass during curfew hours in the Valelevu area.

He says a 40-year-old man and a 19-year-old were arrested for loitering in the Samabula area during curfew hours.

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