Five juveniles arrested for playing touch rugby in Lautoka

Five juveniles arrested for playing touch rugby in Lautoka

By Sheenal Charan
Tuesday 29/06/2021
[Image: Fiji Police Force]

Five juveniles were arrested for playing touch rugby in Lautoka in the last 24 hours.

13 people were arrested in the Western Division which includes six juveniles aged between 15 to 17 years of age.

Seven people were arrested for drinking alcohol in Vatukarasa Village in Sigatoka.

Acting Police Commissioner, Rusiate Tudravu is urging parents to supervise their children and ensure that they adhere to all COVID-19 safety protocols.

He says 20 people were arrested last night for failing to comply with health restrictions in the Western and Southern Division.

Tudravu says of the seven arrests in the Southern Division, 5 were arrested for social gathering while two were found loitering during curfew hours.

He says three women were arrested for drinking alcohol at Navutulevu Village while two men were arrested for the same offence in Colo I-Suva.

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