Catholic school boys in brawls in Suva

This week in Suva, Fiji, there have been a number brawls involving students from the city’s boys’ secondary schools.

Brawls last Friday and on Monday involved students from Suva Grammar and Marist Brothers’ High School. Three people were hospitalised and a Marist student was arrested. He appeared in the Magistrates Court on Wednesday and was charged with two counts of assault. He was granted bail.

On Tuesday, a group of students of Cathedral Secondary School and Nabua Secondary School were involved in another brawl at the Suva bus stand.

The Police Commissioner, Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua, has warned students of Suva Grammar and Marist Brothers’ High School that anyone who breaks the law will be taken to task.

Fiji’s Ministry of Education permanent secretary Brij Lal has described the street fights as a disgrace.


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