Missing teacher found, reunited with family

BALIK PULAU: The 27-year-old teacher from SK Genting here who went missing on Monday (Jan 14) has been found.

Balik Pulau OCPD Supt A. Anbalagan said Nur Farhana Ibrahim, an Islamic Studies teacher, has been found but did not give further details.

"What is important is that she is safe and calm, and back with her family," said Supt Anbalagan in a statement on Thursday (Jan 17).

Nur Fahana went missing at around 1.30pm on Monday.

Police and the Fire and Rescue Services personnel were called in to assist in the search for the teacher.

It was reported that Nur Farhana's 30-year-old husband, known as Naim, from Langgar, Kedah, last saw her at the Alor Setar toll plaza as she headed to school at 5.45am.

However at 4.30pm, his calls to her mobile phone went unanswered. He later found Nur Farhana's phone on top a cupboard in their bedroom.

The school's headmaster confirmed that Nur Farhana had arrived to teach her pupils as usual on Monday but failed to turn up the next day.

Her husband lodged a report over her disappearance on Tuesday (Jan 15) after failing to track her down.

It is understood that the woman has a history of stress disorder and was receiving treatment.

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