KUANTAN: Two men have been remanded for a week to assist investigations into the shooting of policeman Kpl Abdul Halim Md Ali (pic).
Magistrate Noor Zaihan Mohamad Ali granted the remand order for the two men, aged 19 and 33, until Jan 19.
Pahang CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Mohd Zakaria Ahmad said the men were detained on Sunday but declined to comment further.
On Jan 6, Kpl Abdul Halim was found dead, after he went missing the day before while pursuing two suspects believed to be armed.
He had been on a crime prevention patrol with three other policemen in the LKPP plantation in Jaya Gading here when they spotted two men who appeared to be holding shotguns.
During the pursuit, Kpl Abdul Halim’s colleagues lost sight of him and could not contact him via walkie-talkie or cellphone.
His body wad found in the oil palm plantation with shotgun wounds in the face and chest.