Raiwai attack suspects to front court today

Two men aged 19 years will be produced at the Suva Magistrates Court today charged with their alleged involvement in the Raiwai attacks on Sunday.

Fiji Police have charged each of them with one count of malicious act and resisting arrest.

The first accused has also been charged with another count of criminal intimidation. The third suspect was discharged from the hospital yesterday and is in police custody.

The three are believed to have been involved in an incident in Raiwai on Sunday morning where nine youths believed to be from Mead Road in Nabua turned up in a vehicle reg No IN 205 and caused trouble to youths of Raiwai. They fled the scene in another vehicle after realising that they were outnumbered. The getaway vehicle was found abandoned in Nabua where two of the suspects were arrested.

Six men are still at large but are known to police officers who have been directed to arrest them on sight likewise any individual or grouping that “interferes or tries to prevent the officers from doing their work.”

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