Call not to speculate, share photos of remains
By:Alverdtekoster Anyap
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KUCHING: Members of the public are advised not to make any speculations or share photos or videos of a body that was found at Jalan Stutong.

Acting Kuching district police chief Supt Merbin Lisa has released a statement that the police had received a report regarding the finding of an unconscious man at the said location.

The information was relayed to the police by Sarawak General Hospital on Yesterday (Sept 8) at 8.20am.

“We received the information from the hospital regarding an unconscious man that was found at Jalan Stutong.

“The man was brought to the hospital and later pronounced dead at the hospital. The victim was 25 years old,” stated Merbin in a statement yesterday.

He said a team of investigators are currently investigating the case. The case is identified as sudden death and police are still waiting for autopsy results.

The acting chief advised the public not to spread any photos or videos of the remains, or make any false speculation regarding the death of the victim.

“Do not spread any false speculation or share videos or photo of the deceased out of respect for the victim’s family privacy.

“Anyone who shares false information on social media will be taken action under Section 233 of the Communication and Multimedia Act 1998.

“If convicted, you can be fined up to RM50,000 or one year in prison or both,” Merbin said.

Any information regarding the case can be relayed to Kuching district police control centre at 082-244444 or to any nearby police station.

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