Two police officers suspended
October 19, 2018 12:43 am
The two police officers who were allegedly involved in the death of 26-year-old Josua Lalauvaki have been suspended.
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has directed the immediate suspension of the duo pending the outcome of the ongoing investigation.
One of the officers is a constable while the other is a special constable.
Qiliho has instructed the Director CID to ensure the investigation file is summed up and submitted to the Office of the DPP as quickly as possible for sanctioning.
The case has been classified as murder.
The victim was allegedly assaulted while police were attending to a report of a disturbance outside a nightclub on the 2nd of September.
Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho maintains that the Fiji Police Force has no place for officers who abuse their authority and will not hesitate to remove anyone found to be doing so.