A 25-year-old labourer of Kinoya, Nasinu was swept away by strong currents to open sea while swimming near the Vatukarasa Beach yesterday.
Police Spokesperson Ana Naisoro says the man was with his 30-year-old Manager and three others at Vatukarasa Beach for a picnic when the incident occurred.
The four tried to save the 25-year-old man but were unsuccessful.
A search was conducted around the vicinity with negative result.
The search for the 25-year-old will continue today.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.