Teenager, 17, Dies In Road Accident, Mum Heartbroken

“He was a very hard working boy. He would plant vegetables and crop at our backyard farm, which has grown.”
13 Sep 2022 12:12
Teenager, 17, Dies In Road Accident, Mum Heartbroken
Siliva Bulileka, 63, holds a picture of her son, Ponipate Bainivalu at their home in Sabeto, Nadi. Inset: Ponipate Bainivalu. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

A 63-year-old woman of Narokorokoyawa Village in Sabeto is heartbroken after losing her son in an alleged motor-vehicle accident on Saturday night.

Ponipate Bainivalu, 17, a Year 11 student of Ba Provincial FreeBird Institute is alleged to have died from injuries sustained in the accident.

Siliva Bulileka who had adopted Ponipate when he was just two-months-old said that the family was still in shock with the sad news of his passing.

“Especially for me as I have taken care of him since he was just two months old,” she said.


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