Man kills shark while trying to get to Fiji
Man kills two sharks while trying a boat to Fiji.
A 40-year-old man was arrested for the incident.
According to the Fiji Times, police were alerted to a shark sighting near Toa Matahua at around 10am on Tuesday when a fisherman spotted two sharks on a boat and called the authorities.
The man, who had been fishing on the reef, then jumped into the water and tried to swim towards the shark, but the shark jumped out of the water, the newspaper reported.
The fisherman was then able to swim to the other side of the reef and swim in the direction of the shark.
The man was apprehended and was taken to the police station where he was taken for medical treatment.
He has been charged with causing a nuisance, and the investigation is ongoing.