Tears shed at funeral for mother, son found dead in Teluk Bahang

BALVIN KAUR


BUTTERWORTH: Tears flowed freely at the funeral of a 21-year-old woman, whose body was found washed ashore in Teluk Bahang here together with her three-year-old son.


Tan Gi Lin's husband K. Amarish, 21, was seen crying uncontrollably while touching his son A. Eonithin's face during the funeral service at Medan Kemuning off Jalan Raja Uda.


At 11am, Amarish then led the funeral procession of pallbearers for about three kilometers before the caskets were placed in two hearses to be taken to the Berapit Chinese

Cemetery in Bukit Mertajam.


Amarish and his family and friends were seen hugging each other sobbing as the two bodies were rolled into the incinerator chambers after a short prayers by Buddhist monks.


Tan, who was 11 weeks pregnant and her son were found at the beach near Tropical Spice Garden in Jalan Teluk Bahang around 6.30pm on Wednesday.


Their bodies were tied together with a pink raffia string.