Elderly man reported missing yesterday discovered by OKU man

Manis (right) with the handicapped man (centre) who found him inside Pedai oil palm plantation.

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KANOWIT, Jan 28: An elderly man who was reported missing yesterday, was found safe by a handicapped man (OKU) at Pedai oil palm plantation near here this morning.

Manis Lang, 73, from Long Napir in Limbang, was last seen at a swiftlet house located some 50 metres from Rh Joshua Medan longhouse at Sungai Tuah, Jalan Nibong Tada, Kanowit.

Kanowit Fire and Rescue department said Manis was discovered at 8.40am, about 4 km from the longhouse.

The victim’s son, Robert Alois Manis, reported his father’s disappearance to the police yesterday afternoon.

Meanwhile, Manis was sent to a nearby clinic by family members for medical examination. —DayakDaily