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35-yr-old man appears in court for robbery and theft of vehcile

Police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old unemployed man of Jittu Estate, Raiwaqa for one count of ‘Aggravated Robbery’ and ‘Theft of Motor Vehicle’. Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said Police managed to recover the Red Hyundai Tucson and a S5 mobile phone from the suspect. WEICAVU: “He was produced in court yesterday afternoon and […]

Peni Shute

April 30, 2016 11:15 am

Police have arrested and charged a 35-year-old unemployed man of Jittu Estate, Raiwaqa for one count of ‘Aggravated Robbery’ and ‘Theft of Motor Vehicle’.

Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said Police managed to recover the Red Hyundai Tucson and a S5 mobile phone from the suspect.

WEICAVU: “He was produced in court yesterday afternoon and remanded in custody to reappear on 13/05/16.”

The red Hyundai Tucson (HJ 537) stolen from Bayview Heights and later used in the robbery at the Vodafone Outlet in Namaka has been found abandoned at Natawarau, Ba early yesterday morning.

Police Spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said police investigations continue.

The vehicle that was stolen from Bayview Heights in Nabua on Tuesday was used in a robbery at a Vodafone outlet early this morning in Namaka, Nadi.

Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weicavu said six men broke into the Vodafone store in Namaka Nadi this morning and stole the safe and cash register.

WEICAVU: “Police are looking for the 6 men that broke into the Vodafone Store at Namaka at around 3am this morning and stole the safe and cash register containing cash.”

“They later drove away a Red Hyundai Tucson registration number FN 711 believed to be stolen.”

Inspector Weicavu said the original registration number of the Red Hyundai Tucson is HJ 537.

Police are still investigating the matter.

Members of the public with information are requested to call the nearest police station or Crime Stoppers on 919.

Police are looking for two unknown youths that robbed a 58-year-old self-employed woman of Bayview Heights in Nabua last night.

Police spokesperson Inspector Josaia Weivacu said the woman’s handbag was stolen.

WEICAVU: “Thugs stole the woman’s handbag containing cash, S5 mobile phone, her driver’s license and bank cards. They also drove away in her Red Hyundai Tucson registration number HJ 537. The vehicle is still not being found.”

Meanwhile, Inspector Weicavu said police are also looking for persons who broke into a groceries shop at Nausori town last weekend.

Inspector Weicavu said the items stolen include a carton of BH 10 cigarettes containing 40 gross and 30 gross of BH 20 cigarettes.

Members of the public with information are requested to call Nausori Police Station on 3477222 or Crime Stoppers on 919.

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