PAPAR: Two brothers drowned while swimming in a pond at Kampung Simpudu.
The bodies of Ronny Chew, 12, and his 10-year-old brother, Davies, were retrieved by rescue personnel from the Papar Fire and Rescue Department about half an hour after both boys drowned while swimming in the pond around. 12.30pm.
Papar police chief DSP George Abdul Rakman, confirmed the incident and said the bodies were retrieved by rescue personnelabout couple of meters from where the boys had initially went missing.
He said the bodies have been taken to the Paper hospital for post-mortem and dismiss any foul play involved in the case.
He also reminded parents to always monitor their children activity and whereabouts to avoid any unwanted incident from happening.- By Albert Goh/Sayangsabah