Two in custody following Raiwai violence

August 14, 2022 2:40 pm

Two men are in custody while one is receiving medical treatment at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital following a street violence earlier today.

Police Chief Operations ACP Abdul Khan says these men were involved in a rowdy violence along Nairai Road in Raiwai this morning.

ACP Khan says the unknown youth that came in a vehicle Registration number IN 205 were armed and caused trouble to the youth of Raiwai outside Suva.

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He says the suspects managed to escape in a getaway vehicle which was pursued by the Southern Division Operations Team.

The suspects abandoned the vehicle at Mawaraka Rd off Sukanaivalu and fled from the scene.

However, three suspects allegedly all residing at Rewa Street were arrested and all are 19-years-old.

FBC News visited the site of the incident this morning and gathered from witnesses that the four men are believed to be the circle member of a well-known kingpin involved in previous street violence in the Raiwai and Raiwaqa areas.

Police investigation continues.