Alleged assault victim dies in hospital

March 14, 2023 9:33 am

Above picture shows Lautoka Hospital.

A 40-year-old man has died at the Lautoka Hospital after being allegedly assaulted.

It is alleged that he was assaulted early Friday morning in Ba Town.

Police says the victim, who was a carpenter from Lavuci, was found motionless with injuries.

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He was then taken to the Ba Aspen Hospital and later transferred to the Lautoka Hospital, where he was admitted in critical condition, up until Sunday when he passed away.

Investigators are waiting for the postmortem examination results as police investigation continues.