Inspector David Yapu

Manus refugee allegedly drowned at waterfall

33-year-old Kamil Hussain, of Pakistan nationality, was allegedly found drowned at a waterfall at Rossun village, on Tuesday.

It has been reported that on Tuesday, at about 4.30pm, the deceased with his friends went to the waterfall for a swim. His body was found two hours later.

Acting Provincial Police Commander for Manus, Inspector David Yapu, said the refugee was rushed to Lorengau General Hospital but was pronounced dead on arrival.

Kamil’s body is now at the Hospital morgue, pending an autopsy to determine the cause of his death.