Twenty-three year old found dead in monsoon drain

A 23-year-old youth was found drowned in a monsoon drain in Kampung Lembah, Semerak, yesterday.

The officer-in-charge of Pasir Puteh fire and rescue station, Kaharuddin Yahya, said the body of Wan Mohd Azri Wan Sulaiman, 23, was found floating at 7.10pm, not far from the spot where he had earlier laid his fishing net.

“The victim had earlier been reported to have laid his fishing net near the sluice of the 15-metre deep drain and got entangled in it,” he said here today.

– Bernama