Alleged police gang attack under investigation

March 28, 2023 8:51 am

[Source: Kai Viti/ Facebook]

Allegations of Nausori Police Officers involved in a gang attack on a civilian are being probed by the Acting Police Commissioner Police Juki Fong Chew.

Chew has directed the Divisional Police Commander East to provide a brief to his office on the allegations of assault made against Nausori Police officers.

It is alleged that five police officers forcefully took a man from the roadside in a police vehicle and took him to Nausori Police Station, where the incident occurred.

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[Source: Kai Viti/ Facebook]

Social media posts allege that these officers also stole $185 and the victims’ phone.

The victim was said to be returning home from work when the alleged incident occurred.

Chew has also directed Internal Affairs to conduct an investigation.