Police find more skeletal remains by river, suspected to be missing Orang Asli child

Source: The Malaysian Insider

Police said this evening that the scattered bones and skull of a child, suspected to be of one of the missing seven Orang Asli children, were found by a river 1.3km from Post Tohoi, near Gua Musang in Kelantan.

State police chief Datuk Mazlan Lazim told The Malaysian Insider that search and rescue personnel found the skeletal remains at 5.30pm after hours of searching along the Sungai Perias river.

“The General Operation Force found the skull of a child and skeletal remains. It belonged to a child as the remains and the skull all fit together.

“We sent the remains to Gua Musang Hospital for post mortem,” Mazlan said in a text message.

This is the second remains found suspected to be of one the seven Orang Asli children who went missing six weeks ago. The decomposed body of the first victim, 8-year-old Sasa Sobrie, was found some 24 hours ago in the same river. Read more

Remains confirmed belonging to orang asli girl

Source: The Star Online

Eight-year-old Sasa Sobrie’s remains are discovered – pic by The Star Online.

GUA MUSANG: The remains of a young girl found in the waters of Sungai Perias near here on Wednesday has been identified as eight-year-old Sasa Sobrie (pic).

She was one of the seven orang asli children who went missing more than six weeks ago.

Her remains had been identified by her uncle at a hospital here on Thursday.

The girl’s decomposed body was found in Sungai Perias, about 500m from her hostel at SK Tohoi at 7pm.

Sasa and the other children, Mirsudiar Aluj, 11; Norieen Yaakob, 10; Ika Ayel, nine; Haikal Yaakob, eight; Linda Rosli, eight, and Juvina David, seven, who lived in the school hostel, were said to have fled into the jungle to escape punishment after they were caught swimming in a nearby river without permission. Read more