26 Jul 2010

Father and son in Fiji charged with the attempted murder of a police officer

11:28 am on 26 July 2010

Police in Fiji have laid charges against a father and his son for allegedly attacking a police officer.

Fiji Village says the 48-year-old father and his 28-year-old son have been charged with attempted murder.

It's alleged the suspects attacked the officer with a knife after they had been told to reduce the noise they were making outside a police post.

The police officer is still in hospital in a critical condition.