Known criminals to front court for alleged attempted home invasion

May 9, 2022 12:55 pm

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Four men will be produced at the Nausori Magistrates Court today for allegedly attempting a home invasion at the home of a businessman in Vuci Road, Nausori, last week.

It is alleged the four, who are known criminals, were armed.

Police say the Eastern Division Task Force received a tip, following which a team of officers from Nakasi, Eastern Headquarters, and K9 were deployed to Nausori at around 11.30 pm to verify the information received.

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The team of officers intercepted the four and, despite an attempt to flee the scene, they were all arrested and taken to the Nausori Police Station.

The four are a 40-year old labourer residing at Tamavua-i-Wai, a 37-year old labourer of Wairua Road, Tamavua, a 36-year old farmer of Waituri, Nausori and a 40-year old farmer of Tacirua.

They have all been charged with one count each of conspiracy, criminal trespass, and going equipped for theft of a property offence.