December 14, 2016 9:22 am

Search activated for 23-yr-old along Rewa river

Police are searching for a 23-year-old man who went missing while swimming near the mouth of Rewa River yesterday morning. Update 15/12: The body of Suliasi Cavicaracara was recovered by the Eastern Division Operations team this afternoon after 1 pm along the Mataisuva Sea Shore between Nukui Village and Laucala Village, Rewa. According to police, the victim […]

Police are searching for a 23-year-old man who went missing while swimming near the mouth of Rewa River yesterday morning.

Update 15/12: The body of Suliasi Cavicaracara was recovered by the Eastern Division Operations team this afternoon after 1 pm along the Mataisuva Sea Shore between Nukui Village and Laucala Village, Rewa.

According to police, the victim joined three cousins at around 10.30am and decided to swim to his village on Laucala Island

When his cousins reached the island, they noticed the man missing and raised the alarm.

The search is continuing today and anyone who may have seen something is requested to call Crime Stoppers on 919.