KOTA BAHARU: An Orang Asli has been reported missing for one week while out hunting for birds and looking for roots in a forest in Felda Aring 5, Gua Musang.
Kelantan Police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim said [email protected] Salok,61, from the Batik tribe left home on Oct 31 at 2pm taking a parang, one kg of flour, a flashlight and poncho.
“Family members said it is normal for Hakim to go out hunting for a few days. His son and villagers went searching for him after he did not return on Nov 2. A police report was lodged at 4.46 pm yesterday,” he said via WhatsApp today.
A search and rescue (SAR) operation involving 47 members of various agencies began at 6pm yesterday and was adjourned at 10pm due to bad weather. The SAR resumed at 8.30am today but there was no progress.-BERNAMA