SIBU: A police constable was found dead in a house rented by his colleague in Lorong Permai Timur 9, Taman Permai here.
Sibu police chief Asst Comm Stanley Jonathan Ringgit, when contacted, said the victim, identified as Norhalim Tumiran, 25, was
found slumped on a sofa with gunshot wounds to the head on Thursday.
According to him, the deceased, who was married with a child, had just moved into a transit house at the Sibu police headquarters after completing basic training.
He had apparently gone to the house, which was rented by two of his colleagues, to play computer games.
He said a preliminary report had been sent to Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail and state Criminal Investigation Department chief Senior Asst Comm Lukas Aket. — Bernama