The two brothers who drowned in the Dreketi River in Vuda, Lautoka has been cremated today.
Fijian news media outlet FBC NEWS stated that 18-year-old Shivnil Singh and 17-year-old Shalveen Singh drowned while trying to retrieve a ball from an inlet last Friday and their bodies weren’t recovered until Sunday.
The students were hardworking, well-mannered and disciplined as stated by the College Principal Vinod Sharan during the eulogy today at the Tilak High School Hall.
He added, the tragic incident showed the love and care the brothers had for each other because when one was drowning, the other without hesitation jumped in to save him.
Family, friends and students of Tilak High School have gathered to say their final goodbyes.