The body of a man who was reported missing on Feb 27 was found behind a shop in Kampung Jelujuk near Rantau Panjang, in Pasir Mas yesterday evening.
Pasir Mas district police chief Mohd Nasaruddin M Nasir said the victim, Ahmad Faizal Zulkefli, 26, was reported to have fallen into the floodwaters. He was discovered at 3.30pm.
He said a search operation was mounted by the Kelantan fire and rescue department’s scuba unit and firemen from the Rantau Panjang police station.
“The body was sent to the Rantau Panjang health clinic for further action and the victim’s family has been informed of the discovery,” he said.
He said this latest incident was the second case involving a death due to floods in Pasir Mas and the fourth in the state.