A middle aged boy identified as tallest and girlfriend have lost their lives after they were both drown in a soak-away pit at East/West Road, Rumuokoro by Rumuoghalu axis.
An eyewitness, who spoke to ORISWORLD LIMITED, said the incident occurred at about 11pm when the guy took the said girlfriend to a friend’s apartment where the incident took place. The eyewitness said him and other people rushed to the scene of the incident when they heard the boy screaming for help. He said before they got to the scene, the boy was already trying to rescue the girl before they both drown inside the pit. Meanwhile one of the security personnels in charge of the area who spoke under the condition of Anonymity, said the victims would have survived if the people at the scene including the policemen swung into action. Correspondent who visited the scene of the incident reports that the parents of the victims declined comment as they were still going through emotional trauma.