Fiji Time: 6:08 PM on Sunday 29 March

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Police search continues

Salaseini Moceiwai
Friday, February 08, 2013

POLICE officers on Taveuni have been advised by the Fiji Police Force headquarters in Suva to continue with the search for the 40-year-old woman who went missing while on a fishing trip last week.

"Officers involved in the search have been advised to keep on searching for the woman as she is still missing for the past five days," police spokesman Inspector Atunaisa Sokomuri said.

The search by police began last Saturday when she failed to return home after a fishing trip.

"The woman, Makarita Bogidrau of Soqulu was reported missing by relatives at the Taveuni Police Station after she failed to return home from the trip.

"The search was conducted immediately with the assistance of the community.

"We are once again asking the public to help us locate the missing woman or if they have any information on her whereabouts, we will be very grateful to be informed."

It was earlier reported that Ms Bogidrau went fishing with her nephew who returned home for some food but when her nephew returned to the fishing spot, she was nowhere to be found.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'Ruthless'
  2. Memorable moments
  3. Register early, NZ Immigration urges
  4. Shape up or ship out
  5. PM walks 10km
  6. Plan to ban taxi parking in towns
  7. Celebrating Lord Rama's birth
  8. One dead, four in hospital
  9. Fiji defeats England in HK 7s quarter-final
  10. Lights go out for an hour

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rape on duty Wednesday (25 Mar)
  2. INQUIRY: Baby given wrong injection Friday (27 Mar)
  3. All hope gone Monday (23 Mar)
  4. 'No' to adopted child Monday (23 Mar)
  5. The man who was the champ Monday (23 Mar)
  6. HK 7s risk Thursday (26 Mar)
  7. Kepa clarifies position Tuesday (24 Mar)
  8. Fiji 7s inspires college in win Wednesday (25 Mar)
  9. Strong start Friday (27 Mar)
  10. Key to new home Thursday (26 Mar)