Missing boy in Sungai Kuala Sat, Pahang, found drowned

KUANTAN: A 12-year-old boy who was reported missing in Sungai Kuala Sat, Ulu Tembeling in Jerantut near here on Sunday (Feb 18), was found drowned.

Jerantut OCPD Supt Azman Mat Kamis said the body of Ali Mustaqim Rizman was found at 3.05pm on Monday (Feb 19) in waters 18m deep and about 20m away from the point where he was last seen screaming for his life.

"The victim had gone to the river with five of his friends to swim at 3.20pm on Sunday, before he was said to have shouted for help about 20mins later,” he said in a statement here.

He said the victim’s body was taken to Jerantut Hospital where an autopsy confirmed the cause of death of Ali, the youngest of two brothers, as drowning.- Bernama

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