PASIR SALAK – A man is in remand for seven days in connection with the murder of his relative during a brawl at an Orang Asli village in Kampung Chendrong Kelubi, Kampung Gajah, here yesterday.
In the incident, which occurred about 6 pm yesterday, Saleh Kambi, 51, died from severe head injuries, believed to have been hit with a piece of wood by the suspect, Rezeka Ravi, 51.
Perak Tengah district police chief Supt Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said Saleh and Rezekamis, as well as three others, had earlier gathered at a house for a drinking session when an argument broke out between the two men.
They were drunk and the argument broke out after they started making fun at one another, before one of them hit the other on the head with a piece of wood, he said in a statement
Saleh’s body was sent to Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital for post-mortem.
Mohammad Zainal said the case was investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder. – BERNAMA