Husband in Police Custody Over Brutal Death of Wife
Police are investigating the brutal death of a woman, who was allegedly struck several times with a cane knife by the husband, in front of her two-year-old child and parents.
The 35-year-old of Navoalevu in Wainikoro in Labasa allegedly died at the hands of her husband over a domestic
dispute, a Police report said.
The Police report said the victim was at home with her mother and two-year-old child when the suspect went to her father’s house where she had been living for the past two months.
It said the suspect allegedly turned off the power supply to the house by tampering with the meter box and when the victim came outside to check, he grabbed her and allegedly struck her several times.
The victim managed to run inside the house, but was allegedly chased by the suspect where he continued to attack the victim and later fled the scene.
He was arrested at his home in Daku, Wainikoro, and is now in Police custody.