Wife of ‘missing angler’ says husband has fled to Kalimantan

The 37-year-old Indonesian man identified as Suhadi who was reported missing on Nov 10 had actually fled to Kalimantan, Indonesia.

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BETONG, Nov 12: Search and rescue operations (SAR) for a missing 37-year-old Indonesian man came to an end after authorities were informed that he has fled the country.

The run-away man, identified as Suhadi was reported missing by his employer on Nov 10 after a  fishing trip near Rh Bui in Salcra oil palm plantation, Lubok Antu on Nov 8.

He was nowhere to be seen since Nov 8.

Yesterday, Sri Aman fire zone chief PgB Ramlan Marajan led the SAR with over 30 people including firefighters, K9 unit, police, civil defence and Salcra staff.

According to Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba) operations centre in a statement, a Salcra staff lodged a report at 10.05am, Lubok Antu police station after receiving a telephone call from Suhadi’s wife to another colleague from the same plantation.

The wife had told them that her husband is safe and has reached Kalimantan, Indonesia.

Following the report, a discussion among Salcra management, police, and firefighters decided to terminate the SAR operation. – DayakDaily