Couple detained over death of 2-year-old

perak-polisIPOH: Police have detained a woman and her boyfriend in connection with the death of a two-year-old Indonesian girl, believed to have been abused by the couple last Wednesday.

Perak police chief Hasnan Hassan, in a statement today, said the suspects were arrested yesterday and were in remand for a week.

He said the girl died on Wednesday on the way to Teluk Intan Hospital from Kuala Bikam, Bidor.

A post-mortem conducted on the girl found that she died of brain haemorrhage due to blunt force trauma, he said.