Human skull, bones found in Kledang Saiong forest


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 23 Apr 2024

IPOH: A human skull and bones were found in the Kledang Saiong Forest Reserve on Monday (April 22).

Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Abang Zainal Abidin Abang Ahmad said the public discovered the skull and bones at about 11 am.

"Acting on the information, the police, with assistance from the forensic unit (D10) and the K9 detection dog unit from the Perak contingent police headquarters, went to the scene," he said.

ACP Abang Zainal said the identity of the victim has yet to be ascertained, and the case has been classified as sudden death.

"We ask people with information regarding this incident or missing family members to contact the Ipoh District Control Centre (DCC) of Ipoh IPD at 05-2542222.

In an unrelated incident, he said a 42-year-old food delivery man died in a collision between his motorcycle and a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV) driven by a 61-year-old elderly man on Jalan Lebuh Meru Raya here on Monday.

He said that the accident happened at 7.52 pm, and the victim died of severe head injuries at the scene while the MPV driver was unhurt.

"According to our investigation, the accident occurred when the victim, coming from Ipoh, headed towards Lebuh Meru Raya, collided with an MPV coming from Meru Raya and crossing the entrance road to the intersection of Jalan Meru Impian A4," he said.

He added that the body of the victim was sent to Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital for a post-mortem in the case investigated under Section 41(1) of the Road Transport Act 1977. – Bernama

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