Sepang fire: Cops take statements of families, neighbours and houseowner

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  • Monday, 04 Feb 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Police have taken the statements of family members, neighbours, and a houseowner in their investigation involving the deaths of two civil servants in a fire at a single storey terrace house in Sepang last week. 

Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmad said the police were focused on conducting a comprehensive investigation on the case under Section 302 of the Penal Code. 

‘'We are focused in our investigation. Indeed, we have taken the statements of witnesses such as neighbours, the victims' families and the owner of the house involved. The investigation is still going on and to date, there has been no arrest,'' he said when contacted by Bernama here Monday (Feb 4). 

Wan Mohd Baharul Nizam Wan Bakar, 35, and Norwahidah Abdul Hamid, 28, both of whom worked at the National Registration Department in Putrajaya, died in the fire at their rented house in  Taman Desa Vista, Sepang, on Jan 28. 

Based on the preliminary report, and post-mortems, Norwahidah's head had been hit with a blunt object while Wan Mohd Bahrul Nizam was believed to have died due to smoke from the fire.  - Bernama

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