The corpse of a 13-year-old boy was exhumed this week in Bali’s Karangasem regency as a part of an investigation wanting into baby abuse, with the boy’s father now a suspect within the case.
The suspect, recognized as INK, was arrested on Sunday after police obtained outcomes from the sufferer’s post-mortem that very same day. Police believed that INK had assaulted his personal son, who has been recognized as IKS.
“From the tip-off, proof, and professional testimony, all of it says there that violence was suspected to have been carried out by one of many sufferer’s mother and father, so we now have named [his father] as suspect,” Karangasem Precinct Chief, Ricko Abdillah Andang Taruna, mentioned.
IKS’ members of the family had grown suspicious of the boy’s demise final September after discovering some bruises on his pores and skin once they had been arranging his burial.
“Household and relations, they noticed there was one thing unusual, however nonetheless carried on with the funeral or burial,” Ricko mentioned.
He defined that they solely went to the police just a few days after, and police proceeded to exhume IKS’ physique with the household’s permission.
In accordance with experiences, INK mentioned that IKS had died attributable to a fall, after enjoying kites along with his siblings. INK additionally claimed that he had taken the boy to an area shaman for assist, to no avail.