Teen arrested after man stabbed to death in Fu’amotu

A 36-year-old man was stabbed to death in Fu’amotua yesterday Sunday 17 and Police have arrested a 19-year-old teenage boy for the incident.

Police said the victim was Lipine Fakatene and he was attacked and stabbed in Fu’amotu in what was described as a result of “youth fights”.

“Yes that’s true a  36-year-old died last night and his body  is still in hospital,” Tupou ‘Otutaha, Mu’a Police Superindent told Kaniva News this morning when he was asked to confirm the incident.

Otutaha said he could not release any further details of the accused rather than his age as the case was before a judge  and it was expected the accused would appear in court this morning.

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