A STUDENT was murdered as she got off the bus on her way home from school this afternoon.
Her father is recovering at Rakiraki Hospital with serious injuries.
The incident happened at Naria in Rakiraki at about 3:30pm.
Police said the victim was a Year 10 student at a school outside Rakiraki Town.
After she was attacked by the suspect, her father ran to her rescue and he was also knifed.
Chief of Intelligence and Investigations, Assistant Commissioner of Police Henry Brown confirmed the incident.
ACP Brown said police are carrying out investigations into the girl’s death.
The suspect, who is believed to be a canecutter, is on the run.
Source: fijitimes 9 sept 2015