A number of readers suggested that a second DNA should have been taken to erase all doubts.
This was what our stand initially as well upon being bried on the DNA report by the PJ OCPD at 10.00 p.m., 20th September 2007.
However, as explained in my earlier post, it was the parents who had decided to rely on the DNA coupled with the dental records in their decision to claim the body (of which now has been confirmed as Nurin) along with the acceptance that the body had various other similar features to Nurin indeed in the wee hours of Friday, 21st September 2007.
With that decision, the earlier arrangement made with IPD Petaling Jaya for a second DNA test coupled with veryfing the body against Nurin's medical records, thumb print etc on that Friday morning was called of.
When the parents informed the Police that we are now would be claiming the bosy instead, the body was then prepared accordingly to Islamic rites (mandi mayat).
When we arrived at the mortuary to collect the body, it all clear to everyone, including Jazimin that the body was no other than Nurin.
This might sound like coming from a religious movie script, but that is the fact, the face was now recognisable eventhough just a day before it was not.
There is a "hikmah" in this, the act of the parents agreeing to the DNA results (which was made available to them last), had sort of avoided the body to continue to be in limbo for a few more days.
Therefore, the family is genuinely certain that the body claimed was none other than Nurin, and there is no necessity for a second DNA test.
It is rather unfortunate that there are some parties who are trying to cast doubts to the mother's mind by continuosly asking whether she was certain of the body was Nurin and not someone else.
They had actually "integorated" her at the burial grounds itself, at a time when one was in their lowest point.
They have actually succeeded in getting some "confessions" from the mother that fits their agenda to paint the Police force as an (one) "unreliable" and "despicable" force that works around conspiracy theory.
So readers, if you are to come across any notion of such in any press (or article) reports within the next few days, please take my word, you can actually chuck the whole newspaper into the dustbin as the journalism practice in getting that news scoop was totally deplorable.
No one should be casting any doubt that Nurin has been safely buried at 2.45 pm 21st September 2007 at the Ibu Kota Muslim Burial Grounds, Kuala Lumpur.