Rela man remanded


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 28 Dec 2003

IPOH: Police have obtained a remand order to detain a Rela member who allegedly shot and killed a contractor and injured the latter’s brother in Kuala Terla in Cameron Highlands on Friday. 

Cameron Highlands deputy OCPD Asst Supt Hanafi Md Zain said the 51-year-old man from Kuala Terla would be remanded until Jan 8 to help in investigations. 

In the 11.40am incident, the man allegedly shot R. Jenathan in the chest while R. Murali Balan was shot in the left shoulder. The shooting occurred after a motorcycle accident involving the Rela member and with either Jenathan or Murali Balan in Kuala Terla town. 

ASP Hanafi said police have yet to record a statement from Murali Balan who is admitted at a private hospital.  


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