Post-mortem on body parts in Langkawi child murder to be carried out on Sunday (March 10)

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  • Friday, 08 Mar 2019

LANGKAWI (Bernama): The post-mortem on three samples - namely the skull, hair and teeth - believed to be body parts of a murdered three-year-old girl found in a ravine at Gunung Raya here will be conducted at Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB), Alor Setar, on Sunday (March 10).


Langkawi police chief Supt Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said the samples found on Wednesday (March 6) and Thursday (March 7) will be brought to HSB on Saturday (March 9).


“The three samples, which are three clumps of hair, two teeth and a skull, will be taken to HSB tomorrow before the post-mortem is conducted on Sunday morning.


"After the post-mortem, the samples will be brought to the Chemistry Department,” he said here on Friday (March 8).


On Wednesday, the police found only a skull and some hair believed to belong to Nur Aisyah Aleya Abdullah.


She was reported missing by her biological mother while under the care of the main suspects, a married couple at the Langkawi Hospital quarters.


The operation to look for the remains of the child at the same location found another two clumps of hair and two teeth.


Nur Aisyah Aleya's mother, Rosmaliah Samo, has provided a DNA sample at Sultanah Maliha Hospital here on Thursday.


Meanwhile, Supt Mohd Iqbal added police did another search operation on Friday in the ravine at Gunung Raya but did not find anything.


“In addition, police also visited the main suspects' residence at the Langkawi Hospital quarters where the abuse was believed to have taken place, but again, found nothing," he said.


The couple, aged 37 and 40, were remanded for seven days to assist investigations under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder. - Bernama

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