Police probe devotees

Fiji Times/October 22, 2004

Five devotees of a Hindu organisation who were allegedly found with more than $15,000 in stolen items have yet to be charged.

Divisional crime officer Vijay Singh said the Hare Krishna movement devotees would be charged once all investigations were completed.

Superintendent Singh said police were trying to track down how the items ended in the possession of the devotees and who gave it to them.

A police source said all effort was being focused on identifying those who allegedly sold the items to the devotees.

On Tuesday afternoon, police officers raided the flat on Tavewa Avenue, Lautoka, where the devotees live.

As a result of the raid, officers confiscated personal computers, lap top computers, video cameras, digital cameras and watches, all believed stolen.

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