A personnel from the Singapore Armed Forces, S.A.F, passed away morning of 9th October from injuries sustained from a falling tree branch while performing his duty in Brunei Darussalam. The body of Third Warrant Officer Muhammad Sadikin bin Hasban will be flown back to Singapore yesterday in a military aircraft.

The Ministry of Defence and the Royal Brunei Armed Forces, RBAF extended their assistance in performing the funeral prayer as well as the reading of Surah Yasin and Tahlil. The funeral prayer, held at Ad-Difa' Surau in Bolkiah Garrison, was led by Major Ariffin bin Amit, Acting Head of RBAF Religious Department.

Present at the ceremony was Major General Pengiran Dato Paduka Seri Aminan bin Pengiran Haji Mahmud, Commander of RBAF. Also present were Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Defence.

Source: Radio Television Brunei