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47 people arrested for curfew breaches
2 people produced an expired inter-island bus ticket to officers in Navua

47 people arrested for curfew breaches

2 people produced an expired inter-island bus ticket to officers in Navua

By Naveel Krishant
Saturday 23/05/2020
[Photo: Fiji Police Force]

47 arrests were made last night for curfew breaches.

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says 5 men were arrested in the Northern Division for failure to comply with orders and also face additional charges for allegedly resisting arrest.

Qiliho says the Southern Division recorded 17 arrests, the Eastern Division recorded 11 while the Western Division recorded 14.

Qiliho adds that in the Southern Division a taxi driver and a farmer were arrested in Navua after producing an expired inter-island bus ticket to officers manning checkpoints.

He is advising people to plan their activities well and avoid being caught out during curfew hours.

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