A DIRECTOR of a company in Navua is believed to have drowned while bathing in a river in Bua on Monday afternoon.
Confirming this yesterday, Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said the incident occurred around 4.30pm.
"The incident occurred at Naroko settlement in Bua," she Naisoro said.
"The 68-year-old man was on a business trip to Dreketi with some workmates."
Ms Naisoro said the deceased was advised against bathing in the river but was last seen heading towards the Nagadoa River.
"After some time, an employee went to search for the man only to find him floating in the river."