KUANTAN - Kampung Jawa here was abuzz when a large crocodile was sighted in a monsoon drain.
Teruntum assemblyman Sim Chon Siang said residents spotted the reptile swimming in the drain at about 8.30pm on Monday (March 4).
The drain that runs the length of Kampung Jawa is connected to Sungai Kuantan.
Several residents tried to capture the crocodile to no avail and by 11pm, it already swum out of sight.
Sim said the Wildlife and National Parks Department had been notified.