Baulevu Accident: Navy divers assist police in search
April 26, 2019 5:17 pm
A team of Navy divers are currently assisting Police search the car that’s been underwater since Wednesday.
Police had halted operations at the Baulevu accident side in Nausori this morning due to unfavorable weather conditions.
FBC News can confirm the family of 17-year-old Tasleem Ali believed to be inside the vehicle has also been assisting the operation team at the site.
The strong current and the low visibility continues to be a major hindrance for the divers.
The team began their search at midday today however, it’s been unsuccessful so far.
Police officers based in Nausori are also at the site trying to control some members of the public from interfering in the operation.
17-year-old Tasleem Ali is believed to be the only person in the car that veered off the road along Naduruloulou road in Kasavu before plunging into the river three days ago.
However, Police have not confirmed the number of passengers inside the car as there’s been no sighting of the vehicle yet.