ALOR SETAR, March 17 (Bernama) — The charred body found in the rice field at Jalan Gunung in Anak Bukit here yesterday was believed to have been murdered, said Kedah Criminal Investigation Department chief SAC Mior Farid Al Athrash Wahid.
He said further investigation of forensic experts at the scene found that there was no traces of burned rice straw underneath the body of the male victim and there was a possibility of the victim being killed elsewhere before his body was dumped in the area.
Our investigation found that rice straw burning activities in the area were carried out on March 1 and the body was only found yesterday. We are in the midst of identifying the identity of the victim, he said in a statement today.
Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)