KUCHING, Dec 22: A 52-year-old man from in Padawan was found safe by locals after being reported missing since yesterday.
According to the State Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operation centre in a statement, the victim from Kampung Temurang in Padawan, was found by residents of neighboring villages.
“It was informed that the victim was found by the villagers from Kampung Jabir, 3km away from where the victim was last seen, based on the footprints found on a nearby riverbank during the Search and Rescue (SAR) operation.
“The victim was found safe but still in a weak condition, and was sent to his home.”
Earlier, the victim was reported as missing by his family members at Beratok police station after the failed to return home since yesterday.
A Search and Rescue (SAR) operation by firefighters from Bomba Siburan and the police was carried out to locate the victim. — DayakDaily.