Main suspect in nurse’s murder remanded for a week

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 18 May 2019

SEPANG: A Nigerian man has been remanded for seven days in connection with the murder of Serdang Hospital’s nursing sister Siti Kharina Mohd Kamarudin.

The man was brought to the Sepang magistrate’s court at about 11am yesterday.

He has been remanded until next Thursday.

It is learnt that the 36-year-old man is believed to be the main suspect behind the death of Siti Kharina.

He was the last person seen on CCTV footage leaving the condominium unit in Cyberjaya where Siti Kharina’s body was found.Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Noor Azam Jamaluddin said police also arrested two other foreigners – a 35-year-old Nigerian woman and a 38-year-old Pakistani man – to assist in investigations.

They have been remanded since yesterday.

The motive for the murder has yet to be established.

Siti Kharina, 40, was reported missing on May 10 when she did not return home after leaving for work on May 9.

Her body was discovered at the condominium unit on Wednesday with slash wounds on the chest, neck and head.

The mother to three girls – a 14-year-old and a pair of 10-year-old twins – was believed to have been dead for between four and five days.

Comm Noor Azam said the body was found partially clothed after the unit’s landlord saw blood flowing from inside the apartment.

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