27th April 07:28 AM
Police look for traces of wreckage from the boat carrying missing father and son
By Semi Turaga
Tuesday 18/04/2017

A team from the Police Search and Rescue centre is now looking for traces of the wreckage of the boat that was carrying 43-year-old John Knowles of Kulukulu, Sigatoka and his 11-year-old son Ilisoni Naulumatua.

As the search enters into its third day, Police say there is still no clear sign of what would have happened when the two were fishing at the Sigatoka river on Saturday.

Police Spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirms that pieces of the boat were found at the mouth of the Sigatoka river late yesterday.

Naisoro says the pieces were confirmed by the owner to be from the missing boat.

The father and his son left for the trip on Saturday and a missing persons report was filed at the Sigatoka Police Station by when they failed to return.

Please call Police Search and Rescue Centre on 3318529 or the Sigatoka Police Station on 650 0222 if you have any information.


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