Singapore resident Ah Joy shared an appeal in search of her father-in-law who has been missing since August 28, 2021. In her Facebook post asking for any leads, the woman said that 78-year-old Soh Eng Thong, also known as Ah Gu, left the house on August 27 at 8 pm to attend a funeral.
However, the FIL did not share the location of the funeral or whom he was supposed to meet there.
Joy shares that Soh called around 9 am on Saturday morning (August 28), over 12 hours since he first left home. At the time, he said that he was at Singpost taxi stand “before the line got cut off.”
The father-in-law has not been traceable since.
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Missing Person Report Singapore: Soh Eng Thong Missing Since Saturday Morning
Joy says that the family tried calling her father-in-law back on phone but it went to voicemail. They are unable to reach him anymore.
The family has searched all locations including the Paya Lebar malls, Haig Road HDB blocks, Bedok area, Joo Chiat and Bukit Ho Swee, TPY, Chai Chee but there has been no sight of him.
Ah Joy and her husband David lodged a missing person report with Singapore police on August 28. But the police haven’t been able to trace him so far.
Soh Eng Thong’s Details
As per details shared by Ah Joy, Soh Eng Thong is around 145 cm-150 cm in height. He has a petite frame, tanned skin, and short white hair.
He was wearing a dark blue short sleeve top with shorts, slippers and holding a tongkat (walking stick) when he left home on Friday.
Soh is also suffering from the Prostatitis medical condition and his left leg has black scars due to an infection.
He stays at 10 Haig Road.
Joy further says that the family believes he did not sleep or had eaten anything as he went out at 8 pm on Friday night.
Updates On The Missing Person Report In Singapore
Joy has been regularly updating her Facebook with updates on her missing father-in-law.
Update on August 28, 11.13 pm
On August 28 at 11.13 pm, she wrote, “We had received IO updates that CCTV at Blk 10 Haig Road confirm captured his image. Telco tracked his last data location to be at PLQ proximity, HE IS YET TO BE FOUND. We are currently doing a search again at Singpost, PLQ area.”
Update on August 29, 2.07 am
She later updated at 2.07 am saying, “Went back to Eunos Blk 415 where there’s a possibility he is there and did a search again. Someone says saw him 2 days back at a coffee shop eating but there’s no coffee shop. Sigh.”
Update on August 30
On August 30, Joy updated her Facebook post again.
She wrote, “We are desperately very very worry now. It’s been three days, yet there’s no news. Today we will be going around to do the search again. No updates from Police either. Wanbao and SinMing newspaper has offered to help too. We really appreciate everyone’s encouragement, effort and prayers. Let’s continue to pray hard that he will return home soon and safely.”
(I hope any taxi drivers/private hirers/food delivery brothers and sisters can share my post around and also keep a lookout. It has past 72 hours….”
Update on August 31
Joy’s latest update arrived a few hours ago earlier in the day. The resident wrote, “Raining heavily again today, already the 5th day yet we had been on foot and doing a search on possible places but we are just clueless. Police also stepped in and working on the case. Every time really hope phone ring and someone telling us they saw him or found him.
Thanks to all the public who has also been messaging us and helping us to keep a lookout to provide us with possible leads. We truly appreciate.”
How To Reach The Family
If you have any information about Mr Soh, you can contact Joy at 9199 8187, or her husband David at 8828 0728.
Alternately, you can also reach out to the police on 999.
You can check out Ah Joy’s Facebook post below:
Lead/Feature image courtesy: Facebook/ Ah Joy
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