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3 women 2 two men further remanded in custody for allegedly assaulting Police Officers

3 women 2 two men further remanded in custody for allegedly assaulting Police Officers

By Pratika Mala
Friday 15/11/2019

The three women and two men charged with serious assault after allegedly assaulting Police Officers in Nausori on Sunday have been further remanded in custody.

Mikaele Waqatairewa, Joeli Damudamu, Makeretea Tunasiga, Siteri Dinawai and Ruci Silita were produced in the Nausori Magistrates Court today.

Police say the four police officers were responding to a report of a fight in progress at a shop along Vuci Road when the alleged incident occurred.

The four allegedly confronted and assaulted the police officers after refusing to leave the area.

Waqatairewa has been charged with one count of disobedience of lawful order, one count of serious assault, three counts of damaging property and one count of resisting arrest.

The three others have all been charged with one count of disobedience of lawful order and one count each of serious assault.

The case will be called again on the 25th of this month.

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