Missing man found dead in dokong tree near Jertih


JERTIH: A man who failed to return home after leaving for work in an orchard on Thursday (Oct 5) was found dead on a dokong tree in Kampung Dusun Beliku, near Hulu Besut, here.

Besut OCPD Supt Abdul Rozak Muhammad said the body of Saari Ghani, 53, was found about 6m above ground, with his neck caught between some branches.

"The location of the incident is about 200m behind his house.

"Firemen and members of the Malaysia Civil Defence Force (APM) brought his body down at about 5pm,” he said in a statement Thursday.

He said policemen, firemen, APM personnel and villagers launched a search after Saari’s wife, Normah Siling, 53, lodged a police report about his disappearance. - Bernama

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