SHAH ALAM – The brother of Allahyarham Nazrin Hassan assumed that the wife and the children of his brother would know that there were petrol residue in the master bedroom at the residence of Cradle Fund Sdn Bhd Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Therefore, Dr Abdul Aziz Hassan, 59 decided to not contact his sister-in-law, Samirah Muzaffar after the fire.
“When I firemen told me that there were residue of petrol, my first action was to cut all forms of communication with Samirah. I blocked her number. I decided to allow the firemen and police to conduct their investigation.
“I felt that the suspects were people within that house, Samirah, their children and maid. Main suspects were Samirah and the children. I don’t want to have any connection to the main suspect of the murder of my brother.
“Since then, I’ve never contacted her,” he told the High Court.
According to Abdul Aziz, initially, he accepted the death of his younger with an open heart and he frequently kept in touch with Samirah through Whatsapp. However, after the incident was reclassified as crime, he changed his position.
“During the duration from the day of his death right up to the announcement of the murder investigation, Samirah and I, along with her family were close. Like how a brother-in-law would help the widow of his brother.
“I did not think much other than my brother has died. To me, I had believed the story of the phone exploding and I accepted that with an open heart,” he explained.
Reflecting on the day of Nazrin’s death before visiting the graves of their parents, the 17th witness said that he found Samirah at her residence in Mutiara Homes. She was not crying nor wailing.
However, he said that his sister-in-law looked sad.
“Samirah did not show an exaggerated emotion but she looked sad. She did not wail, she did not cry, but she looked sad,” he said. -MalaysiaGazette