Family of three found after going missing near Gunung Lambak

  • Nation
  • Monday, 05 Jun 2023

KLUANG: A family of three who went missing after going for a hike at Gunung Lambak here have been found safe and unharmed.

Kluang Fire and Rescue Department operation commander Saiful Fadly Karim said that the department received a distress call regarding the case at 8.24pm on Sunday (June 4).

“The family went missing while hiking in the forest.We deployed 10 personnel to the location and divided them into two groups,” he said in a statement on Monday (June 5).

Saiful said that the team had gone to the last location shared by the victims via WhatsApp and added that this is about 400m from the foot of the mountain.

“All of the victims were later found at 11.23pm, 500m from the Talula Hill Resort Basecamp,” he added.

Saiful said that the family was handed over to the police after going through the health inspection.

The victims are husband and wife Loh Yeok Keong, 56, Lok Siew Koon, 53, and their nephew Lok Hong Sheng, 12.

Kluang OCPD Asst Comm Bahrin Mohd Noh has confirmed that a police report has been lodged about the case.

Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Gunung Lambak , Hiking , Missing , Police


Next In Nation

Teacher slaps student for lying, gets in trouble with police
Quran burnings, Islamophobic acts intended to incite hatred, says Anwar
Climate change: Anwar urges developed countries to fulfil commitment to mobilise US$100bil a year
PM Anwar calls for concerted multilateral effort by UN to resolve conflicts
Flood: 95 villagers in Beaufort evacuated as waters rise
Missing man found safe and sound in Sipitang on third day of rescue operation
King presents house keys to eight recipients of Ru'RASA homes in Temerloh
Show me the smoking gun: Tanah Merah MP dares anyone to prove he smokes
Army man slapped with RM2,500 fine for assaulting wife
Primary school in Permatang Pauh damaged in fire

Others Also Read