Cops: Bomb blast tied to jealousy

KOTA BARU - The motive for the bomb explosion which killed primary school clerk Nohd Yusrizal Mat Zain in Kampung Periuk here is be­­lieved to be jealousy and revenge.

Kelantan Deputy Police Chief Da­­tuk Mazlan Lazim said yesterday a second suspect in the explosion turned himself in on Friday.

The 28-year-old man was a neighbour of the victim's in-laws and was acquainted with the family, he said.

"The suspect will be remanded for a week and the motive of the murder is believed to be jealousy and revenge," he told reporters.

Last Wednesday, a 29-year-old soldier was remanded for seven days to facilitate investigations.