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NRI girl murdered by father and found exhumed


George Town, Malaysia, April 30, 2009
Sant Singh

In 2006, NRI disabled girl, 7, believed to be beaten by her father and found 60% of the skeletal exhumed body in shallow unmarked graves in Jalan Kampung Pisang, Air Itam.

According to the police, Forensic police collected skull from a shallow grave and identified as her name is Priya.

Priya's father, 40, a labourer has been arrested on Tuesday and the police is collecting more information from her mother.

One of her three brothers, took the police to the burried place and all brother were there on thse scene. A forensic pathologist Datuk Dr Bhupinder Singh was on the scene to assist the police for more investigation.

From the evidences, the police have registered this case as a murder case

Dr Bhupinder is but one of over 1,000 cases he has worked on to help the police since his posting to Penang in 1992 as the state's forensic pathologist. He assisted in the Highland Towers tragedy and the tragic tsunami that claimed many lives on Dec 26, 2004. His main job is to determine the cause of death. At the same time, he would look for clues which could help the police to determine the murderer. He is also an honorary lecturer at the Penang Medical College, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and the Asian Institute of Medicine, Science and Technology in Kuala Lumpur