Dead baby in well: Remand for 6 extended

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MELAKA: The remand against six people, including a married couple, to help facilitate investigation into the discovery of a dead baby boy in a well in Kampung On Lok, Batang Melaka, Jasin, last week, has been extended for another seven days until Aug 6.

The order was issued by Melaka Magistrate’s Court assistant registrar Mohd Anuar Ostadi today.

The suspects, with the youngest aged 16 and the oldest in the 30s, were detained last Monday. They were in handcuffs and clad in the lock-up uniform when they were brought to the court at 10.15am today.

They are being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder and face the death sentence if found guilty.