IPOH: A man, believed to be mentally-challenged, was feared to have drown after falling into the water at Bagan Datoh jetty Tuesday night.
Hilir Perak Civil Defence Department officer Mohd Fazly Mohamad Zawawi said the man, Mohd Fairul Nizam Ahmad, 37, from Selekoh, Bagan Datoh, was believed to have fallen into the water at 8.50 pm.
“We were alerted about the incident by a Rela member at 9.10 pm and arrived at the scene 14 minutes later. We found a pair of light brown slippers at the jetty,” he told Bernama when contacted here today.
He said the search and rescue operation for the man would begin as early as 8 am today.- BERNAMA