A Lomaiviti man had been arrested after a man was injured in machete assault and a vehicle was set on fire at the scene on Sunday night April 29 at around 5am.

Police said a firearm had been used during the incident to threaten a group who were drinking at Sopu waterfront.

Local news media said Police were called to the scene but by the time they arrived the suspects had already fled the scene.

The injured man had been reportedly discharged from hospital.