Joint investigations underway into alleged arson cases

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Joint investigations are underway into three separate fire incidences in the last four days.

A 25-year-old man was questioned for a case of alleged arson following a fire at an apartment complex in Wailoaloa in Nadi on September 17.

Police said the suspect allegedly set fire to the room he was occupying and the total cost of damage estimated at $7000.

Nabouwalu Police in Bua on Vanua Levu are investigating a case of attempted arson on September 15.

Police said a 50-year-old farmer was arrested and questioned for attempted arson for allegedly trying to set fire to a house belonging to a 31-year-old woman.

Investigations are also underway to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed four homes at Nanuku Settlement in Vatuwaqa.

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