Missing ex-military man, found dead near Pulau Omadal

Missing ex-military man, found dead near Pulau Omadal


SEMPORNA: The body of an ex-military man, believed to have drowned, was found floating in waters off Pulau Omadal near here this morning.

Mohd Imran Hani, 46, was initially reported missing by family members on Sunday.

According to the police report filed by his uncle, the deceased had taken a boat out alone on Saturday to visit his aunt at Pulau Omadal but failed to return home at Kampung Kabogan here.

The uncle contacted family members at the island but was informed Mohd Imran never made it there, and attempts to contact the deceased’s mobile number were unsuccessful.

His remains were found by the public at around 7am and the body has been brought to Semporna district hospital for a post-mortem.

District police chief Superintendent Peter Umbuas had said that initial inspection has shown no obvious signs of bodily injury.