29 Dec 2008

Police in Fiji hunting gun seller

11:20 am on 29 December 2008

Police in Fiji say they are are following some strong leads in the hunt for a man who allegedly sold a gun to the owner of Lokia Shopping Centre in Suva.

A police spokesperson Atunaisa Sokomuri said they have interviewed and released the businessman and are now working on information to apprehend the man who sold the gun.

He added the gun is now in the custody of the police armory.

Mr Sokomuri said the gun was brought in by the shopkeeper after he bought it on the street for US$112.

The police spokeperson said the gun was fully loaded and was in operating order.