Police search for missing Labasa fisherman

Labasa Police have activated a search along the Labasa River for a 49-year-old fisherman from Siberia who failed to return home this morning.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said the man had gone on a fishing trip on his 12ft single tin boat at around 7pm last night.

When he failed to return home this morning, a missing persons’ report was lodged at the Labasa Police Station.

“Two search parties consisting of officers from the Labasa Police Station have been deployed and are currently searching along the Labasa River,” Ms Naisoro said.

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