COVID-19: 33 arrests for breach in curfew and health restrictions

Police arrested 30 people over the last 24-hours concerning the COVID-19 restrictions as well as the curfew order.

Acting Commissioner of Police, Rusiate Tudravu said the Southern Division recorded 22 cases, the Western Division with six cases while two cases were recorded in the Eastern Division.

He said three men in their 30’s were arrested at the Sigatoka area for breach of curfew orders while three other cases of loitering during curfew hours were recorded in the Lautoka area.

“The Southern Division recorded 22 cases whereby 10 people of Vakabalea in Navua were arrested for drinking and have breached the health restrictions in place,” A/CP Tudravu said.

“Four others were arrested in Lami for a social gathering while a 41-year-old woman of Wainadoi was found loitering during curfew hours,” he said.

“Seven people were found loitering during curfew hours in the Raiwaqa, Nepani, and Namadi area including four juveniles.

“The Eastern Division recorded two cases including a 37-year-old man who was found driving without a pass while a 28-year-old woman was arrested for loitering in Nausori town areas.”

He said the Central and Northern Divisions recorded nil cases.

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