Boy who went missing for over a month apparently at neighbour's house

06 Dec 2023 05:43pm
Photo for illustration purposes only. - 123RF
Photo for illustration purposes only. - 123RF

PETALING JAYA - A boy has been found safe after being reported missing for more than a month at the Desa Mentari residential area here, yesterday.

District police chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said the 11-year-old was found at his neighbour's unit in the same flat.

"He was found in a house of an elderly person in one of the unit of the building.

"His parents have lodged a police report regarding his disappearance on Nov 24," he told Sinar, today.

He said the investigation found that the boy would always leave the house while his parents were out working.

"It is believed that the boy had not returned home since Oct 26, but the report was made late, around Nov 24.

"So far the police have recorded the statements of several individuals including the parents of the boy over the incident," he said.

It was reported that the boy went missing after leaving the house at Desa Mentari, here.

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