TD13F: Body find calls for parents supervision

Police and NFA officers return from the search of the 67 year old Navala farmer last night. Picture: SUPPLIED

Police and NFA officers return from the search of the 67 year old Navala farmer last night. Picture: SUPPLIED

Update: 11:21AM POLICE are calling on parents to keep their children indoors and under close watch after the body of a 12-year-old boy was found floating near the Natabua Corrections Centre in Lautoka yesterday.

Acting
assistant commissioner of police Maretino Qiolevu said parents and guardians
are being requested to be mindful of their children’s whereabouts at all times
and keep them away from flooded areas.

“A
Corrections officer discovered the victim’s body floating near their complex
and rushed him to the Lautoka Hospital where he was pronounced dead on
arrival,” he said.

Meanwhile
the search for the 67 year old Navala villager is expected to continue this
morning, subject to favourable weather.

The search
party began the operations from Navala Village and ended at the Ba River near
town last night with negative results.

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