IPOH, 18 May 2009: Police have arrested two men in connection with the kidnap-cum-murder of a three-year-old boy, whose body was found in the estuary of Sungai Kuala Bagan Tiang in Parit Buntar on 11 May.
Kerian OCPD Supt Mat Fauzi Nayan said the two fisherfolk, in their 30s, were picked up on 16 May from their homes in Bagan Tiang and had been remanded until 22 May.
With the arrest, police have now picked up three men in connection with the case.
Police arrested an unemployed man on 14 May also in Bagan Tiang.
The victim, Lee Li Xuan, was walking alone from his house in Bagan Tiang to his grandfather’s house located some 200 meters when he was snatched by a man at about 10pm on the night of 10 May.
His body was found floating in the estuary the next day. — Bernama