Woman brutally attacked with machete in stable condition

The woman who was brutally attacked with a machete in Haʻalalo last week is now in a stable condition at Vaiola hospital.

Lepeka Kalisitiane, 32, suffered lacerations to her hands and head after her husband Taliai Kalisitiane allegedly attacked her.

Health authority said the victim was given urgent medical treatment when she was arrived last Wednesday.

A source closed to the family who wished not to be named alleged the woman was lured into a plantation where she was viciously attacked.

The source said a daughter of the couple who was at the scene alerted a villager who rushed the victim to hospital.

Kaniva understand the husband was later arrested after a Police search.


Haʻalalo machete attack sends woman to Vaiola hospital

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