Indonesian man remanded over grave vandalism

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  • Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019

MELAKA: An Indonesian carpenter was remanded four days to assist in the investigation of acts of vandalism involving the damaging of several grave headstones at the As-Syakirin Islamic Cemetery in Bacang, last Friday.

The remand order on the 46-year-old suspect was issued by the Magistrate’s Court assistant registrar Syarina Shaarani @ Tan at the Melaka Court Complex, Ayer Keroh, here and would end on June 27.

The local media reported that the residents in Bacang, 6.5km from the Melaka City centre here, were in an uproar over the damage to about 20 headstones at the cemetery due to vandalism. — Bernama

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