FIJI NEWS
September 18, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

The hunt is on for five inmates who escaped from the Medium Corrections Facility in Naboro last night.

Fiji Corrections Services spokesperson, Ana Tudrau confirmed that the incident occurred at 8.30pm yesterday evening.

The escapees are Isoa Waqa, 30 of Waitovu, Ovalau, Solomoni Qurai 28 and Tevita Sugu 29 of Tavuki, Kadvau, Josaia Usumaki 25 of Nakasaleka, Kadavu and Epeli Qaraniqio 30 of Lamiti, Gau.

Tudrau stated that the search is currently being conducted by a team of Police and Fiji Corrections officers.

“We remind the public that harbouring inmates who are at large is a crime under the Corrections Act 2006 and could face a prison term of two years or a fine of $5000,” Tudrau said.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the escapees are encouraged to call Police or the Corrections Command Centre on 3100 107.

By Indrani Krishna

bang-bang


PREVIOUS STORY
Labasa murder suspect in custody
NEXT STORY
Partnership to boost coconut industry

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Do you think the Opposition is a worthy opponent against government in Parliament?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Do you think the Opposition is a worthy opponent against government in Parliament?
Yes
 55%
No
 45%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
Airline localises flight planningFiji Airways Fijiís national airline, will no longer need to refer offshore for its flight plans having established its very own Flight Planning Unit with its Operations Control Centre.
SPORTS
Trio ruled out of Australian tourThree players will miss the Vodafone Fiji U20 football team's tour of Australia next month due to academic commitments.
WORLD
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
TECHNOLOGY
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
ENTERTAINMENT
Logicís debut album Under Pressure out Oct 24After years of hard work in the studio and on the road, Logic has completed his debut album with Under Pressure due to release October 24, with the title track, Under Pressure, is now available.
HEALTH/FITNESS
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS