Fiji Time: 3:56 AM on Monday 25 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Teen missing

Shalveen Chand
Thursday, July 31, 2014

THE guardian of a Third Former who went missing from his school dormitory two weeks ago is pleading for information about her nephew.

Inoke Yanuyanutawa went missing from Ratu Kadavulevu School dormitory a fortnight ago but his guardian, Melania Tibika was informed only last week.

"The school called me last week Wednesday enquiring whether or not Inoke was coming back to school, that's when I got to know that he hasn't been in school for the last two weeks," she said.

"His parents have been separated since he was four years old and I have supported him and his education to date. At home, we have so much pride in him as he has reached high school particularly now in RKS."

Education Ministry permanent secretary Dr Brij Lal said he had not been informed yet.

He said it was a worry that a student had gone missing from the school dorm and the authorities didn't know about it.

He said he would look into this.

Police confirmed that a missing person's report was lodged with police by the school principal after it was discovered that Inoke had not attended classes for the past two weeks.

According to Ms Tibika, the principal had not informed them that Inoke was missing as teachers assumed he had returned home to his guardians.

Inoke has not contacted his family members or friends.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61690.5979
JPY 56.853253.8532
GBP 0.36700.3590
EUR 0.41880.4068
NZD 0.69110.6581
AUD 0.63360.6086
USD 0.50190.4849

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Fiji's secret weapon
  2. Time to act
  3. Singh is Sugar Queen
  4. Man, 25, drowns
  5. NZ workers put smiles on students' faces
  6. No illegal flag reports
  7. ACS wins climate drama competition
  8. Indispensable ambition
  9. Uto ni Yalo open day
  10. Path of mud and dust

Top Stories this Week

  1. A sad graduation for Waqatakirewa Saturday (23 Sep)
  2. The fee to kill Tuesday (19 Sep)
  3. Mysteries of the floating island Wednesday (20 Sep)
  4. $16k dream holiday Monday (18 Sep)
  5. Head teacher in court for sexual assault Monday (18 Sep)
  6. Pay rise deal Wednesday (20 Sep)
  7. Man freed from prison Tuesday (19 Sep)
  8. Resort's legacy Thursday (21 Sep)
  9. Murder suspects further remanded Monday (18 Sep)
  10. Planned water disruption advisory for Suva Wednesday (20 Sep)