Two suspects were arrested in Tailevu yesterday after they allegedly assaulted a Police officer from Korovou Police Station.

The suspects tore the police officer’s uniform and reflector vest whilst the officer was trying to wake up a man lying in the middle of the road.

Police have confirmed that both accused were drunk and are now in police custody.

In another incident a police officer from Vunidawa Police Station was stoned while he was attending to a report of causing disturbance on the 30th of last month.

The officer received injuries on his leg and later was treated in the Vunidawa Hospital. Police officers from Vunidawa arrested three suspects who later were charged & will be produced in the Nausori Magistrates Court today.

The Fiji Police Force wishes to warn members that assaulting police officers is a serious crime.

 

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