Two navy personnel believed tortured, police say

Source: The Malay Mail Online

IPOH, Oct 1 — Two personnel of the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) who died at the Sungai Wangi Unit detention room near Sitiawan here on Friday, are believed to have been tortured, said Perak Crime Investigation chief Datuk Gan Tian Kee.

He said police has classified the case as murder based on the report of the post mortem on Nik Muhammad Baihaqy Nik Mat, 28, and Muhammad Lailal Tuiman Mohd Sukri, 26, from the Pathology Department of the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital here.

“The post mortem conducted on both of them revealed they were tortured, which resulted in injuries. From these findings, the investigations are classified under Section 302 of the Penal Code,” he said in a statement here today. Read more