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Most people arrested for breaching curfew regulations were drunk

Most people arrested for breaching curfew regulations were drunk

By Faria Begum Ali
Saturday 11/07/2020

Most people arrested for allegedly breaching curfew regulations last night were drunk.

Police Commissioner, Sitiveni Qiliho says 39 people were arrested for loitering in public places.

The Western Division recorded sixteen arrests including eight people who were found drunk. Seven were arrested from inside a billiard shop while a security officer was arrested in Nadi Town.

A juvenile was part of the 10 arrests made in the Eastern Division as he was found with three others during curfew hours in Nausori Town.

Eight cases were recorded in the Southern Division which includes five people who were found drunk in Valelevu, Kinoya, Vatuwaqa, and Navua.

Three people were found drunk in Labasa Town.

Two people were arrested in the Central Division. Both were also drunk.

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