We heard the lady scream for help: eyewitnesses
December 3, 2019 11:41 pm
Two eyewitnesses who saw a man allegedly stab a woman in Samabula, Suva say the woman screamed for help.
50-year-old retired police officer Serupepeli Lailai told FBC News that he heard a woman scream for help after 7pm.
Lailai said he rushed to the scene with his wife and saw a man stabbing a woman.
Serupepeli Lailai [left] with his wife Resina Lailai
He stated that some people who were nearby also tried to stop the man from stabbing the lady and he tried to attack them as well.
He stated that a neighbour threw a padlock at the man, who later fled the scene.
His wife, Resina Lailai said that the woman was spitting blood and had stab wounds.
The 46-year-old then helped the lady and took her to the hospital.
Police are still at the scene.
Meanwhile, police are yet to reveal details of the incident.
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