Body of second angler found, search for third man continues


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019

LAWAS (Bernama): The body of Farouk Arina Ahmad Sabri, the second angler who was reported missing while out fishing with two other friends at sea near Pulau Sari, was found at 11.30pm last night.

Lawas district police chief DSP Roslan Leman said the body of Farouk, 29, who worked as a technician with Telekom Malaysia Lawas, was found by a team of firefighters and villagers.

"The victim’s remains were found 450m from the location where the first body was found yesterday morning, ” he said in a statement on Wednesday morning (Sept 11).

For the record, the body of businessman Yee Chee Tiong, 30, was found at 8.35am yesterday at Sungai Labi-labi, Lawas, a police report was lodged on the disappearance of three victims whilst out fishing in Lawas waters on Monday (Sept 10).

Meanwhile, the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Operations centre in a statement said the search-and-rescue operation to find the third missing angler, Mohd Amirul Bakar, 26, an enforcement assistant at the Customs Department in Lawas, resumed from 7am on Wednesday (Sept 11). – Bernama


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