Man goes missing after looking for fruits in jungle near Sipitang

The search party looking for the missing man.

KOTA KINABALU: A man has not returned home for four days since going into a jungle to look for wild fruits in Sabah’s southwestern Sipitang district.

Lahanirsin Lahamino was said to have gone into the forest area at Kampung Lubok Darat on Monday (Sept 18).

A Fire and Rescue Department spokesman said they only received a report on the missing man at 1pm on Wednesday (Sept 20).

A team as well as the department’s Emergency Medical Rescue Services (EMRS) were rushed to the location, the spokesman added.

“The team subsequently retrieved information on the missing person before launching a search party. However, they failed to locate the man until 5.30pm yesterday (Sept 20). The operation resumed this morning,” he said.

The search also involved the police, Civil Defence Force and local villagers.

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