Friday, January 9, 2009
FRIDAY-09 JANUARY 2009-13 HELD OVER GRUESOME KILLING OF TEENAGER
13 HELD OVER GRUESOME KILLING OF TEENAGER
Police have detained 13 men over the gruesome killing of a teenager at Anjung Teduh Felda Sahabat 02 in Tungku.
District Police Chief Superintendent Md Suhaimi Ab Rahman said yesterday the suspects, aged between 17 and 39, were arrested separately at different locations during a Police operation after the incident.
He said 18-year-old Faizul Basirun was fatally stabbed and clubbed by a group of people during a fight around 8.3Opm on Dec 4.
The victim was rushed to the Tunku health centre where he was pronounced dead on arrival due to severe bodily injuries.
Initial investigation showed the victim was stabbed with a sharp object, said Md Suhaimi.
He said a deep stab wound on the victim’s face at the right side of his nose was among the injuries found on the latter’s body.
Police have classified the case as murder and the probe is being carried out under Section 302 and 148 of the Penal Code.
All the suspects have been detained to assist in the investigations.
Md Suhaimi said the Police also recovered alleged murder weapons, namely a Keris (dagger) and a machete, two two-foot long iron rods and a baseball club from the suspects.
“Police are still trying to determine the actual motive of the alleged murder,” said Md Suhaimi, adding the victim’s body had been sent to the district hospital here for a post-mortem.
He appealed to the public with information of the case to contact the District Police Headquarters at 089-881255 or 089-881527.