Three men remanded over supervisor's death

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  • Tuesday, 03 Sep 2019

PETALING JAYA: The three men arrested in connection with the murder of a security service supervisor at an apartment here have been remanded.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zani Che Din said two of the suspects, who are Nepalese and worked as security guards, have been remanded until Sept 9, while the third suspect, a local security manager, has been remanded until Wednesday (Sept 4).

"We are also looking for another security guard, an Indian national, to assist with the investigation.

"The man goes by the name of Don," he said when contacted on Tuesday (Sept 3).

On Sunday (Sept 1), a security guard of an apartment, allegedly beat a supervisor to death after he was not paid his wages.

The police were notified of the case, which has been classified as murder, on Sunday afternoon.

The victim, supervisor Lee Poh Meng, 54, was found dead and locked inside a staff toilet at the Jalan 13/2 apartment.

The body was found in a bloody state. A medical officer from University Malaya Medical Centre (PPUM) confirmed the death.

CCTV footage showed that on Sept 1 around 6.10pm, the victim was beaten several times with a helmet by a security guard, who goes by the name of Don at the control room there.

The beating occurred after wages were not paid to the security guards.

ACP Mohd Zani said investigations led to the arrest of three suspects on Sunday (Sept 1).

They were arrested at the same apartment where the incident took place.

The body had been brought to PPUM and a postmortem will be conducted on Tuesday (Sept 3) at 10am," he said.

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