Body of missing man retrieved

July 3, 2022 4:20 pm

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The body of the farmer in his 30s has been retrieved from the Naqase River, Namuamua in Namosi.

This follows the joint search effort with Police and villagers.

A post mortem will soon be conducted.

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The man had tried to cross a flooded bridge around 7pm yesterday

The man who was allegedly intoxicated was travelling with a group of people on a village carrier last night when it approached the Wainakovu Bridge.

The driver allegedly advised the passengers to wait for the water to recede, however, the man attempted to cross the flooded bridge instead.