Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Found: Body of full-time National Serviceman missing in Brunei

Full news release from the Singaporean Ministry of Defence here. Sad news.

Body of Full-Time National Serviceman Found. LCP Fahrurrazi to be flown back to Singapore in C-130 for military funeral today
Posted: 14 Aug 2012, 1315 hours (Time is GMT +8 hours)

The body of the late Lance-Corporal (LCP) Muhammad Fahrurrazi Bin Salim, 20, was found at 2:55am on 14 August 2012 in the Sungai Batu Apoi river, Temburong. One of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) search parties, which had continued the search throughout the night, found LCP Fahrurrazi's body about 200 metres from where he was first reported missing.

LCP Fahrurrazi's body will be flown back this afternoon in a Republic of Singapore Air Force C-130 transport plane for a military funeral in Singapore.

On behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the SAF, Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen, has written a letter to the family of the late LCP Fahrurrazi expressing deepest condolences for their loss. MINDEF is assisting the family in their time of grief. A full investigation will be conducted on the incident.

MINDEF has also thanked the Royal Brunei Armed Forces for their assistance in the search operations.


Anonymous said...

Another senseless loss of life. The loved ones will be inconsolable.

Anonymous said...

why dont the SAF send those PRC male tabletennis or badminton players that the government regard them as national hero to this training area and show them how native Sporean life survival to gain such 'heroism'