Remand Prisoner, Peni Nakarawa has been arrested by Police.

Peni Nakarawa escaped from a Police vehicle while being escorted to Suva from Lautoka yesterday.

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

The other three were recaptured immediately.

Roadblocks were erected throughout the Divisions.

The Commissioner of Police 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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