MELAKA, Oct 30 — An army veteran had a shock of his life when he stumbled upon a human skull while cleaning and weeding his rubber plantation at Batu 27 Kampung Solok Komong, Simpang Bekoh in Jasin, near here today.
Jasin Police chief DSP Arshad Abu said the 42-year-old man found the skull under a pile of branches near a rubber tree at 8.15am before lodging a police at Simpang Bekoh police station.
“The 0.4-hectare plantation is located about 400m from the village’s main road and has not been tended by the owner for the past four to five years,” he told reporters here today.
He said the skull had been taken to Jasin Hospital for autopsy.
Arshad urged the public who have a missing family member or any information on the incident to contact the nearest police station to facilitate investigations. — Bernama