Police looking for six locals to help investigations into Tok Bali murder

PASIR PUTEH: A police hunt is on for six local males, including two who are underaged, to assist in investigations into the killing of a foreigner whose body was found at a fish landing jetty in Tok Bali here on Nov 4.

Kelantan police chief Datuk Shafien Mamat said all the suspects, aged 17 to 28 years old, were from Kampung Haji Wan Omar, Semerak, here.

"The initial investigation found 12 suspects to be involved in the murder and six of them have been detained while six others are being tracked down and their mugshots are already out.

"Members of the public who know the whereabouts of these six suspects are urged to go to the nearest police station to channel the information," he said at a media conference after the pinning of rank and handing-over of duties at the Pasir Puteh district police headquarters here Sunday (Nov 28).

He said initial investigations also found the victim to have been assaulted by a group of men after being accused of trying to break into a business premises.

"The victim was found lying dead at the jetty with his legs tied up and his head injured, besides having other injuries,” he added.

Earlier, Shafien witnessed the handing-over of duties between Supt Mohd Azmir Damiri and Deputy Supt Ediansha Endal.

Supt Azmir will be the new Tumpat OCPD while Ediansha will take over as Pasir Puteh OCPD. - Bernama

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