LAST_UPDATEFri, 22 Jun 2018 11pm

Further Remand For Hawker In Single Mother Murder Case

A 34-year-old hawker at the general market here has been remanded for another seven days in connection with the murder last Monday of a single mother.

Police today obtained the extension order effective tomorrow through

Magistrate's Court assistant registrar N.Mageswari.

The suspect was detained around 12noon on March 13 after the body of the
woman aged 53, who had apparently been stabbed was found in a bedroom on the
upper floor of a house at Taman Dato Lew Yap Sip, Ampang here.

Investigations revealed forced entry through the front door and bedroom
door, while the curtain and chair in the room were also partly burnt.
The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.