Crocodile attack: SAR for seven-year-old boy ends, but hunt for man-eater continues in Telaga Air

Published date28 May 2022
Publication titleMalay Mail Online

The Search and Rescue (SAR) teams looking for crocodile attack victim, Mohd Addami Moktar, 7, at Sungai Nyabut in Telaga Air here have been told to stand down at 4pm today.

This came after almost a week of extensive search for the boy since the attack was reported at 8.30am on May 21 near his home.

According to the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), the decision to stand down from the joint-operation was made by the police.

In the past week, the operation was conducted by Bomba together with the Civil Defence Force, the People's Volunteer Corp (Rela) and the police.

The search for the crocodile will however be continued by the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) together with the Samarahan Crocodile Hunter.

Yesterday morning (May 26), a 4.3-metre crocodile that was...

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