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Six missing anglers in Nibong Tebal identified

Last update: 11/02/2019
GEORGE TOWN, Feb 11 (Bernama) -- The police have identified six anglers who were reported missing after they failed to return home from a fishing trip in waters off Penang yesterday morning.

Seberang Perai Selatan district police chief Supt Shafee Abdul Samad today said the missing men were identified as the boat skipper Mohd Khairul Anuar Mohd Salleh, 30, Mohd Azmil Abdul Rahman, 31, Mohd Faiz Ibrahim, 30, Lee Chee Sen, 49, Mohd Rajid Jamil, 35, and Khairil Hafidzi Tajudin, 31.

“Mohd Khairul Anuar, from Nibong Tebal, always brings other anglers with him using his fibreglass boat for fishing trips around Penang waters,” he said, adding that the anglers’ family members had been notified about the incident.

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