Policeman dies in the line of duty

The late Siuta Niumataiwalu. Picture: SUPPLIED/FB

A police officer has died in the line of duty.

Siuta Niumataiwalu, 24, was allegedly stabbed three times with a knife by a man whom he had chased and caught at Churchill Park.

Niumataiwalu was rushed to the Lautoka Hospital, where he passed away just before 2am this morning.

The suspect was arrested near Ba and is in custody.

He is originally from Labasa, but was residing in Nadi

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