Couple remanded after a five-year-old girl is found dead from suspected abuse

IPOH – On Monday (10th June), a five-year old girl who was suspected of being abused in Taman Malkop, died at the Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun.

Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Abang Zainal Abidin Abang Ahmad stated that a report was received around 9.45am, after the child had been brought to hospital for treatment.

He said that the victim was believed to be an adopted daughter by a married couple of 27-year old woman and 66-year old man who were arrested Monday.

He claimed that the victim showed signs of having been beaten with a blunt instrument all over her.

He added that there were tears on her anus and private parts.

ACP Abang Zainal stated that a Magistrate’s Court in this city has issued a six day remand until Sunday (16th June) for the two suspects, to facilitate investigations for murder under Section 302 (Penal Code).

He said: “We urge anyone with any information about this case to call the investigating officer Asst. Supt. Norazlina Rais Ahmad on 013-6282176 or to come forward to their nearest police station.”

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