SINGAPORE: The body of the late Lance Corporal Muhammad Fahrurrazi Salim was found at 2:55am on Tuesday morning in Batu Apoi river in the Temburong training area in Brunei.
One of the Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) search parties, which had continued the search throughout the night, found the body about 200 metres from where he was first reported missing.
The body of the 20—year—old will be flown back to Singapore in the afternoon for a military funeral.
Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen has written a letter, on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) and the SAF, to the family of the late Lance Corporal 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.
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