Man reported missing near Kg Meranek, empty boat found

Seen is Mohd Razid Hamran’s boat which villagers found along the river where he was reportedly searching for snails at Kampung Meranek, Kota Samarahan.

KOTA SAMARAHAN, Dec 15: A man failed to return home after he left on a trip to search for river snails near Kampung Meranek yesterday.

The Sarawak Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) received the missing person report from Kota Samarahan Police District at 5.58pm today.

A team of firefighters led by Kota Samarahan station chief PKPgB Ebby Erwandy Sarbini was despatched to the village to obtain information.

It was revealed that the missing man, Mohd Razid Hamran, 27, had not returned home since Dec 14.

Local residents had conducted a search earlier but they only found Mohd Razid’s boat on the river where he had reportedly gone to search for snails.

Search and rescue (SAR) operations will commence tomorrow. — DayakDaily