SEPANG – The key suspect in connection with the murder of Serdang Hospital nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin has been remanded for seven days.
The Nigerian man was arrested at Cheras Sentral at 3.30 p.m. yesterday.
The remand order on the respect was issued by Majistret A. [email protected] Acho until 23 May under Section 117 of the Section 117 of the Criminal Procedure Code for investigations under Section 302 of the Penal Code.
The suspect who appeared angry and violent was heavily escorted by the police.
Yesterday, the Chief Police of Selangor Datuk Noor Azam Jamaludin said, the police were hunting a Nigerian suspect in his 30’s known as Aliwajuwom Gilbertalowonle who was believed to be an important witness to the murder.
Shortly after that, the Selangor Criminal Investigation Department Chief, Senior Assistant Commissioner Fadzil Ahmat announced that the police had successfully tracked and arrested the suspect at a basement café in Cheras Sentral, Kuala Lumpur.
The police also confiscated a cell phone along with its SIM card from the suspect for further investigation.
According to a source, the suspect has known the victim for two years.
He was brought to the Sepang Police Headquarters for investigation under Section 302 of the Penal Code right after the arrest.
Meanwhile, two other suspects, a 35-year-old Nigerian woman and a 38-year-old Pakistani man are also in a seven-day remand beginning yesterday on the similar investigation.
The decaying body of the 40-year-old Siti Kharina was found in a room at a condominium in Cyberjaya yesterday evening with injuries on her neck and chest.
The discovery of her body was when a technician went to the premise to repair a washing machine. However, he could not open the door.
The victim is believed to have died for more than four days in her rented condominium.
She was reported missing on 8 May. She left behind a husband and two children. -MalaysiaGazette