Lautoka murder suspect granted bail yesterday for a theft case

Police officers at the crime scene at Churchill Park carnival grounds in Lautoka. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

THE suspect who is alleged to have stabbed a police officer to death remains in custody at the Ba Police Station.

However police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said suspect was earlier produced at the Nadi Magistrates Court yesterday for a case of theft and was bailed.

Ms Naisoro said he also has three criminal cases pending at the Savusavu Magistrates Court.

“The suspect was arrested at the scene of the crime by two other officers and not in Ba as earlier reported but he is being kept in custody in Ba,” Ms Naisoro said.

She said investigations are continuing.




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