Suspect in the murder of a three-month-old child has been remanded

Suspect in the murder of a three-month-old child has been remanded

ALOR SETAR: The suspect in the murder of a three-month-old child in Kampung Sungai Lintang, Teluk Jawa, Mukim Padang Hang, here, has been remanded for another seven days to complete the investigation.

Kota Setar District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Ahmad Shukri Mat Akhir said, the application for extension of remand was made this morning at the Alor Setar Court.

“The application for an extended remand order is made in accordance with Section 302 of the Penal Code.

“The police recorded statements from the victim’s mother, who is also the suspect’s wife, including her six-year-old stepson.

“Also recorded were individuals who live nearby, including the imam of the mosque, traders and the suspect’s siblings,” he said.

On October 10, the body of a three-month-old baby was found on a bed in a house in Kampung Sungai Lintang.

In that incident, a 28-year-old man who is also the biological father of the victim was arrested.

At the time of the incident, the suspect’s 22-year-old wife was not at home because she ran away after a fight and was beaten by the suspect.

The police continued the investigation according to Section 302 of the Penal Code.

source – Adie Sufian Zulkefli

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