ODPP serious crime stats: Men charged for allegedly making bomb threats at airport

A TONGAN man and a Fijian man were each charged with making threats at an airport for allegedly telling the security officers that they had a bomb in their possession.

This was revealed by the Office of the Director of Public Prosecution in their serious crimes statistics for the month of November.

The stats further states that 71 people were charged with a total of 73 counts of separate incidents which includes one count of manslaughter, 20 counts of aggravated robbery, 15 counts of theft, two counts of arson and two counts of making threats at an airport.

The ODPP report reveals that of the 71 accused people charged, eight were juveniles while two were police officers.

It states that one police officer was charged with dangerous driving and driving with excess blood of alcohol while the other police officer was charged with theft of $300 cash and a taxi.

There were 49 victims of the 73 counts of separate incidents.

The report states that a 30-year-old man was charged with manslaughter and dangerous driving causing grievous harm for allegedly driving a motor vehicle in a manner which caused the death of a 32-year-old man and injured a 26-year-old woman.

There was also one incident where a 63-year-old father was charged with act intended to cause grievous harm for allegedly attacking his 30-year-old son with a cane knife and fork.

The ODPP had withdrawn three cases after they filed a nolle prosequi.

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