Ridwan Kamil’s child disappeared while swimming in the Swiss Aare River, so far not found – Boombastis

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Eril with Ridwan Kamil and his family.  Image Source]


The sad news is surrounding the Governor of West Java, Ridwan Kamil. The first child, Emmeril Khan Mumtadz or Eril, is reported missing in the Aare River in Switzerland. As of this writing, the authorities are still searching. What is the chronology of the disappearance of Ridwan Kamil’s eldest son? Check out more Boombastis.com reviews below.

Looking for a campus to continue S2

Eril and his family, including Atalia Praratya, his sister, and relatives are in Switzerland looking for a college. Eril plans to continue his master’s degree. He previously studied at the Bandung Institute of Technology (ITB) majoring in the Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering 2017.

Eril with Ridwan Kamil and his family. Image Source]

While looking for the destination campus, they took the time to enjoy the beauty of Switzerland. Eril and his family at that time were in Bern, the capital of Switzerland. They left for the Aare River which is a tourist spot.

Carried by the Aare River in Bern, Switzerland

Eril with his sister and friends decided to swim in the Aare River. At that time, not only those who swim, but also other tourists. The current of the Aare River was known to be quite strong, so they pulled over. Eril’s sister and friend managed to pull over. Eril, who seemed carried away by the current, was helped by his friend but to no avail.

Emmeril Khan or Eril, the eldest son of Ridwan Kamil. [Sumber Gamabr]
Emmeril Khan or Eril, the eldest son of Ridwan Kamil. [Sumber Gamabr]

The incident took place on Thursday (26/5/2022) at 10.00 local time, or 15.00 WIB. The local police and search and rescue team immediately started a search. They searched the location for about 6 hours, but Eril has not been found. The search was temporarily suspended due to dark conditions when the day began to fall, continued tomorrow, namely Friday (27/5/2022).

Ridwan Kamil overseas service in England

When Eril went missing in the Swiss Aare River, Ridwan Kamil was on duty in England. He did government foreign service to represent West Java. When he heard that the child was drifting in the river, Ridwan Kamil went to Switzerland to meet his family.

Eril and Ridwan Kamil on the 100th anniversary of ITB. [Sumber Gambar]
Eril and Ridwan Kamil on the 100th anniversary of ITB. [Sumber Gambar]

According to the Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Switzerland Muliaman D. Hadad, the SAR team and related parties in Switzerland are still continuing to search for Eril starting at 09.00 local time today. The sweeping area is also expanded.

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Hopefully the SAR team and the authorities will be able to find Eril safe and sound.