25 Aug 2003

Forty officers in Fiji investigating murder of four near Suva

6:48 am on 25 August 2003

More than forty police officers are investigating the murders in Fiji of four people found dead at a factory near Suva last Friday.

Three of the victims found at the Live Fish Export Company were Chinese nationals, the fourth was a Fijian security guard.

The Assistant Commissioner of Police, Moses Driver, says the motive for the killings is still not clear.

Security at ports and the airport has been increased and Mr Driver says he believes those involved in the murders are still in the country.