2 men are in police custody after allegedly colluding to steal money bound for a Post Fiji outlet in Kabara, Lau.
The incident occurred yesterday morning where a man allegedly impersonated a Post Fiji employee and tried to intercept a consignment of money bound for Kabara on a local shipping vessel.
$5,000 worth of cash was in the Post Fiji bag when the suspect who was wearing a Post Fiji uniform informed the staff to hand the bag over to him.
His accomplice a former employee of Post Fiji is alleged to have supplied the suspect the uniform.
Police and Post Fiji staff were alerted of the incident by employees of the shipping company.
Both remain in custody.