Man drowns

By ASHTOSH SINGH

A 68 year old director of Navua is believed to have drowned while bathing in a river yesterday afternoon.

The incident occurred yesterday at around 4.30pm at Naroko Settlement, Bua. The deceased who was on a business trip to Dreketi with other workmates had wanted to bathe in the river despite being advised otherwise.

He was last seen heading towards the Nagadoa River and after sometime an employee went in search of him whereby he was discovered floating in the said river.

Meanwhile, Investigations continue and the body of the deceased is now at the Nabouwalu Mortuary awaiting post mortem.