Police conduct second autopsy on migrant workers

East Lombok, W.Nusa Tenggara (ANTARA News) - Police here on Thursday conducted a second autopsy on two of three migrant workers who were killed recently after being shot by Malaysian police.

The two workers were identified as Herman (34), and Abdul Kadir Jailani (25), East Lombok police precinct chief Adjunct Senior Commissioner Agus Nugroho said.

Meanwhile, a repeat autopsy for another victim, Mad Noor (28), will be conducted here on Friday, the police chief said.

The three men were buried in East Lombok district in their families` grave yard.

The three migrant workers were killed on March 22 in Negeri Sembilan after Malaysian police opened shot them. They allegedly had resisted police orders.

Officials said Malaysian police were suspicious of the migrant workers because they wore head covers, masks and carried matches, according to officials.

The bodies of the construction workers in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, arrived in their home villages in East Lombok district, West Nusa Tenggara (NTB) province, on April 12.

The Indonesian government was waiting for further clarification from Malaysian authorities regarding the death of the three migrant workers, following allegations that they had fallen victim to organ thefts, Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa said here on Tuesday. (*)

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