Witnesses needed for hit-and-run in Batu Gajah

A man, believed to be a hit-and-run victim, was found dead at Km 14 Jalan Ipoh-Lumut here last night.  His body was found sprawled on the road at 8.40pm with serious head injuries.

His badly damaged motorcycle was found 70 metres away.

Batu Gajah OCPD ACP Najib Mohamad said the victim was identified as R.Paramsivam, 43, of Taman Bemban Raya, Batu Gajah.

He urged eyewitnesses to contact the Batu Gajah police station at05-3629222 to assist police investigation.