KAPIT – A student who slipped and fell into Sungai Baleh near Nanga Usun here while on his way to a hill padi field on Sunday, was found drowned by a search and rescue team (SAR) today.
Kapit police chief DSP Freddy Bian said the body of 14-year-old Nick Hillary Harry, was found at about 2.50pm, some 20 metres away from the scene.
He said the body of the SMK Selirik student was then taken to Kapit Hospital for post-mortem (Wednesday).
According to Freddy, the SAR operations which entered the third day today involved personnel from the Kapit police headquarters, Fire and Rescue Department, Sarawak Rivers Board as well as local residents. – BERNAMA