NATION | NEWS

‘My Son Was A Caring And Loving Boy’

“He was a good and caring boy, I will miss him.”
30 Sep 2022 10:16
‘My Son Was A Caring And Loving Boy’
Wainikiti Damuni (left), and Alumita Marama with a photo of their loved one, the late Marika Damuni. Photo: Waisea Nasokia

A Nadi mother received the worst news just a few days after she celebrated her 53rd birthday.

Wainikiti Damuni was still coming to terms with the news that her son, Marika Damuni, died following a road accident along the Queens Road near Nasoso, Nadi after 2am yesterday.

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said: “The victim was bumped by a truck, driven by a 31-year old Lautoka man. The victim died on the spot.”

“The driver is expected to be questioned soon as investigations continue.”

Ms Damuni said: “My birthday was on September 26 and my son told me to celebrate my belated birthday today (Thursday) once he gets his pay,” she said.

 

Marika recently started to work as a stewart at the Mamacita Restaurant in Denarau.

“He was a good and caring boy, I will miss him.”

His partner, Alumita Marama, 25, recalled their last meeting.

“He gave me a kiss and said wait here I will be back,” she said.

The family awaits the post-mortem results to determine the funeral. The late Mr Damuni was from Matuku, Lau, with maternal links to Dratabu, Nadi.

 

Feedback: waisean@fijisun.com.fj



Fijisun Ad Space


Get updates from the Fiji Sun, handpicked and delivered to your inbox.


By entering your email address you're giving us permission to send you news and offers. You can opt-out at any time.


Subscribe-to-Newspaper