COVID-19: Soasoa man to appear in court for failure to comply with orders

Police warn vehicles of the lockdown imposed on the Soasoa stretch. Vehicles were told to return and stay out of the area during rhe lockdown period. Picture: LUKE RAWALAI/FT FILE

Fijian Police have confirmed that COVID-19 patient number 9 will be produced in a special court sitting in Labasa today.

Commissioner of Police Brigadier-General Sitiveni Qiliho said the man had been charged with one count of failure to comply with orders.

He said a special court sitting had been arranged.

Yesterday, Police had confirmed that the 54-year-old man of Soasoa, Labasa was being questioned at the Labasa Police Station.

He had allegedly breached self-quarantine orders after arriving into Fiji from India where he had attended a religious gathering.

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