Foreign worker found brutally murdered in plantation

IPOH - A foreign worker had been brutally murdered and his body dumped at an oil palm plantation at Jalan Lengkuas Kampung Piandang in Pusing, about 30km from here.

"Looking at the injuries found on the body, the man, believed to be between 35 and 40 years of age, was beaten up and repeatedly run over by a vehicle.

"A post-mortem conducted at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital found that the man had extensive internal injuries and a crushed ribcage," said

Batu Gajah OCPD Asst Comm Shaharon Anuar Abdul Latif.

The body was discovered by a 41-year-old cow herder on Sunday at about 7.30pm,

"Police also believe that the victim was killed elsewhere and dumped at the plantation about 12 hours earlier," he said.

ACP Shaharon Anuar said police believed that the victim was not local because there was no BCG scar on his arm.

"The deceased also did not have any identification document on him," he said.

ACP Shahron Anuar urged those who are missing a family member, worker or a relative to come forward to the police to identify the victim.

He also said that anyone with information on the matter to inform the police to facilitate investigation.