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Police prepared for holiday influx; ACP Qiolevu

13:13 Fri Aug 10, 2018

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Report by: Maggie Boyle

The Police Force is anticipating an increase in the number of people moving in and out of the capital for the next two weeks with the term two school holidays beginning today.

Police Chief of Operations – Maretino Qiolevu says with all the movement and activities, citizens of Suva and visitors into the capital must prioritize the safety of their family at all times.

ACP Qiolevu says there will be several important events starting this weekend and police is already.

Some schools will be battling in the finals of the Deans at Suva’s ANZ Stadium where Southern Division Operations will be on high alert.

ACP Qiolevu is calling on students who will be carrying the flag to support their respected schools to not wave it outside the bus windows.

Parents, teachers, students and the old scholars of participating schools and of course rugby fans, Police are seeking your assistance in making sure this is a crime free weekend.

ACP Qiolevu stressing that all parents and teachers need to be reminded the safety of their children is in their hands.

Meanwhile, Police will also provide security at the Vodafone Hibiscus Festival at the Valelevu grounds which begins today and with the change in venue, ACP Qiolevu is advising that this will affect traveling schedules, so plan well particularly where children are involved.

In addition, the Methodist Church Conference will also be held this weekend.

ACP Qiolevu concludes that negligence is an offence and children will always be children and it is the duty of parents and guardians to eliminate all opportunities of a crime being committed.

He adds family members could be an offender or victim to a crime, make it your business to put your family first.

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