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Body of second missing Sarawakian angler found

Bernama

11 Sep 2019, 2:16 am

Updated a year ago

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The body of Farouk Arina Ahmad Sabri, the second individual reported missing while out fishing at sea with two others near Pulau Sari, was found at 11.30pm last night.

Lawas police chief Roslan Leman said the body of Farouk, 29, who worked as a technician with Telekom Malaysia, 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 this morning.

The body of the first missing angler, businessperson Yee Chee Tiong, 30, was found at 8.35am yesterday at Sungai Labi-labi, following a police report of the disappearance of the three victims on Monday.

Meanwhile, the Sarawak Fire and Rescue Operations centre said in a statement that 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 today.

- Bernama

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