9 people arrested for breach of COVID-19 restrictions

9 people arrested for breach of COVID-19 restrictions

By Naveel Krishant
Wednesday 27/05/2020

9 people were arrested over the last 24 hours for COVID-19 related breaches which includes people playing touch rugby.

Police Commissioner Sitiveni Qiliho says in the Northern Division, a 25-year-old man from Soasoa was arrested after Police pursued the suspect after he failed to stop his vehicle at a checkpoint.

Qiliho says four of the nine arrests were for breach of sporting activities in the Southern Division.

He says the four which included a 17-year-old juvenile were found playing touch rugby in Tacirua.

Qiliho further says 3 arrests were made in Tamavua-i-Wai whereby a woman and two men were found drunk and moving around during curfew hours.

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