PETALING JAYA - The brother of missing deputy public prosecutor Anthony Kevin Morais believes someone went through a lot of trouble to make sure he would not be found.
Datuk Richard Morais said it was perplexing why anyone would go to the trouble of burning a car found in Hutan Melintang and scraping off the engine number, if indeed the car was Kevin's.
He was referring to the burnt car found in Hutan Melintang which was confirmed to be a Proton Perdana. The vehicle has not been confirmed as Kevin's.
"There are shooting cases and all are reported in the news but the disappearance of my brother seems very strange.
"Why would anyone go to so much trouble to file off the chassis and engine numbers?" he asked yesterday.
Richard said he was leaving it to the police to find his brother.
"I am confident they will find my brother," said Richard, urging anyone with information on his brother's whereabouts to contact the police immediately.
He added that he had not heard anything yet from the police.
Kevin disappeared last Friday after leaving his apartment at Menara Duta for work.
He was last seen driving a government-issued grey Proton Perdana.
On Wednesday, City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Zainuddin Ahmad said CCTV footage along major roads from the city until Hutan Melintang showed that Kevin was believed to have been abducted.
He also slammed those who spread rumours that Kevin's body was discovered in Sungai Klang. He added that the police had recorded statements from 10 people to assist in the investigations.
Witnesses were reported, by an English daily, to have seen large vehicles speeding in the area shortly before an explosion was heard. Plantation workers saw three cars speeding on a narrow road, blaring their horns and flashing high-beam lights.