Man to face charges after allegedly assaulting his sister-in-law in Lautoka

Man to face charges after allegedly assaulting his sister-in-law in Lautoka

By Marika Rasekaseka
Monday 20/05/2024

A man will appear in the Lautoka Magistrates Court today after he was charged with allegedly assaulting his 40-year-old sister-in-law last Saturday.

The man been charged with one count of assault.

Divisional Police Commander Western Iakobo Vaisewa says a report was filed at the Lautoka Police Station.

The woman, Tokasa Navuniyaca alleges she was assaulted by the accused who is believed to be her husband’s brother.

She told fijivillage News that she went to file a report with Lautoka Police Station on Saturday afternoon but was asked to get a medical report, and later told that police will be visiting her home that afternoon.

While sharing her concerns on her Facebook page, the 40-year-old woman, who is originally from Ra, believes that the Police officer took her report and kept it in the drawer on Saturday.

While responding to the questions sent to the Police, they say once they have more information, they will be in a better position to respond.

They also say that if there is an element of laxity on the part of the officer involved, he or she will be investigated by the Internal Affairs Unit.

Westpac
FEATURE NEWS
Investment slow-paced, skills shortage worry, high cost of living, red tape and low economic growth a concern – Ariff Ali
As we await the announcement of the 2024/2025 National Budget, there are clear indications that a lot of work needs to be done as the Macroeconomic Co...
12 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Greater Good Foundation seeks food donations to feed stray animals
The Greater Good Foundation Fiji is calling for food donations to feed homeless and stray animals. They say every cent will go a long way, so feel ...
11 hours ago

Kuki excited to finally perform on Fiji Showcase stage next Friday
Fiji’s top singer/songwriter, Kuki says he is really excited to perform on the Vodafone External Stage at Fiji Showcase 2024. While speaking ...
11 hours ago

Koronivia Business Council raise concerns after temple break-in
Concerns have been raised by the Koronivia Business Council regrading the rise in criminal activities in the area following the break-in at the Shiv ...
11 hours ago

Work with the Govt to tackle the issue of drugs - Kamikamica
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Trade, Cooperatives and Communications, Manoa Kamikamica has urged the Lau Provincial Council to work with the ...
11 hours ago

We are preparing for decisive action should our demand not be met in the budget on Friday - FTU
The Fiji Teachers Union calls on the government to act now to prevent a future where students are left without teachers. In a statement, the Union ...
11 hours ago



fijivillage Straight Talk with Vijay Narayan
Latest Videos

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
yb
IN DEPTH
RFNS Puamau submergence on Fulaga Reef
No timeline has been given on how long the salvage operations for the RFNS Puamau will take as the Fiji Navy has started the de-fuelling process in Fulaga in a bid to safely salvage the vessel from the reef.
7 days ago

Crisis within FijiFirst relating to the termination of 17 MPs who voted for salary increases
A crisis has erupted within the FijiFirst party relating to the termination of 17 members of parliament who supported the government's motion to ...
12 days ago

Pre-Budget 2024-2025
Pre Budget 2024-2025 budget recommendations and an insight of what people on the ground wish to see in the National Budget
14 days ago

TOP