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Police arrest Peni Nakarawa who had escaped from a Police vehicle while being escorted to Suva from Lautoka yesterday

Police arrest Peni Nakarawa who had escaped from a Police vehicle while being escorted to Suva from Lautoka yesterday

By Semi Turaga
Wednesday 01/07/2020
Remand prisoner Peni Nakarawa. [image: Fiji Police]

Police have managed to arrest remand prisoner Peni Nakarawa who had escaped from a Police vehicle while being escorted to Suva from Lautoka yesterday.

He was arrested in Votualevu, Nadi.

Nakarawa had escaped with three others along the Nadi Back Road upon returning from their trial in the Lautoka Magistrates Court for cases of Aggravated Robbery.

The other three were recaptured immediately.

The Commissioner of Police Sitiveni Qiliho has directed the officers who were conducting the escorting duties be investigated for the incident and they will be sent on leave pending the outcome of the internal investigation.

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