Body of Unimas student Siti Najwa arrives in Penang


GEORGE TOWN: The body of Siti Najwa Atikah Azhar, 19, a first year student of Unimas, arrived at the Penang International Airport at 10:20pm tonight.

Her body was claimed by family members and was taken to the Muslim cemetery in Mengkuang, Bukit Mertajam for burial shortly after.

At 5pm on Tuesday, a staff spotted Siti Najwa's highly decomposed body by a stream in the campus grounds at Kota Samarahan, Sarawak.
She was reported missing on Monday when she failed to board her flight back to Penang the day before.
Siti Najwa, the third among four siblings, was also reported absent for her examinations on Jan 5.
A post-mortem has been conducted and the cause of the death has yet to be determined.
Kota Samarahan district police chief Deputy Superintendent Lee Chong Chern said the case has been classified as sudden death pending the post mortem results.

Siti Najwa's father and sister on board the herse after the body arrived in Penang. -- Danial Saad

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