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Wednesday 22 November 2023 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Local, National


Allan is home safe
Allan Murare, returned home on Monday after being reported missing for 12 days. Police Media/23111419

Allan Murare returned to his home safe and sound on Monday, after 12 days of being reported missing.

His worried family had been extremely concerned about the 15-year-old teenager’s whereabouts since he had left home on the morning of Wednesday, November 8.

A family member, Koroa (Kori) Raumea, whose partner is Murare’s grandmother, said they were happy and relieved to have Murare home again.

“He is safe and back at home,” said Raumea, who expressed that they are thankful, and their priority is to have him (Murare) settle back in and to be comfortable.

Murare’s grandmother said she is “happy” to have her grandchild back home.

Since his disappearance, she had been driving around searching for him, worried for his safety in that something may have happened to him.

On behalf of Murare’s grandmother and their family, Raumea would like to thank the members of the community, the police, for their support, concern and help in trying to locate Murare.

Cook Islands Police had issued a public appeal for information concerning the whereabouts of Murare. Murare had been under court-ordered curfew conditions (7am to 7pm) since April this year following his first disappearance, and police paid regular visits to ensure he was home during those times