Student’s relatives to reward resort worker

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 28 Oct 2003


KUALA LUMPUR: Relatives of abducted college student Chua Hsin Pei are not only grateful to Palm Golf Resort worker who found her at a private road on his way to work on Saturday but also willing to offer a reward to him. 

Her uncle, Wong Lok Wan, and maternal aunt Foo Wee Fang, have pledged to give Mohd Isa Larasak a total of RM5,000 for rescuing their niece near the resort in Senai, four days after she was kidnapped outside her house.  

Mohd Isa, 33, stumbled upon 20-year-old Chua, who was gagged, blindfolded and wearing a ski mask with her hands and legs bound. 

“We really appreciate Mohd Isa for bringing Hsin Pei to the resort where she called home.  

“We were so relieved to hear the news from her mum,” Foo said at a press conference with MCA Public Services and Complaints Department head Michael Chong yesterday.  

Asked about her niece's condition, Foo described Chua as emotionally stable and added that she “only wants to be with her mother.” 

Chong also expressed gratitude to Mohd Isa and said the family's reward, an amount decided upon after consulting Johor State Police Chief Deputy Comm Datuk Musa Hassan, would be handed over to Mohd Isa at a later date. 

He said the family would also reward anyone who could provide information leading to the arrest of the kidnappers. 

Chong also said two conmen tried to demand ransoms from the family – one from Penang asked for RM200,000, while another from Ipoh demanded RM50,000. 

He said they had telephoned Wong's cellular phone number which was published in newspapers. 

Chong said Wong was suspicious when in both separate occasions, the conmen refused to let him speak with his niece. 

He said they asked for the 'ransom' to be paid in full on the Saturday Chua was found. 

“The matter was not brought to the attention of the police as Chua was now in good hands,” he said.  

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