1 Aug 2006

No needles used in suspected needle attacks in Fiji in weekend

6:43 pm on 1 August 2006

Fiji police say no needles were used in the weekend attacks which were suspected to be needle attacks.

Police have determined the instruments of the weekend attacks were tacking pins used in sewing.

The first three reports of needle incidents were made in Suva on Saturday.

Another three claimed to have suffered similar attacks on Monday.

Police say four young women who were questioned over the attacks and released, remain of interest .