Cops detain seven over businessman's kidnapping, death

HULU SELANGOR: Seven men, including a Bangladeshi national, have been detained in connection with the kidnapping and death of a businessman with the title "Datuk Seri".

The victim, who is a property developer, was kidnapped on June 10 while he was jogging in Bandar Sri Damansara.

The suspects, aged between 30 and 50, were arrested on Friday (June 26) and Saturday (June 27).

Selangor CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Fadzil Ahmat said the suspects were picked up around Selangor.

"The suspects had demanded a ransom from the victim's family after the victim was kidnapped on June 10.

"However, the ransom has not been paid," he told reporters after inspecting the house where the victim was held in Taman Kosaso, Rawang, on Saturday.

The suspects were brought to the house to assist investigations, he added.

"One of the suspects led police to the victim's body in Jalan Rawang, Bestari Jaya, at 9am Saturday.

"The suspects also claimed that the victim died between three to four days after he was kidnapped," SAC Fadzil said.

The victim's body was already decomposing when it was discovered, he added.

"The body has been sent to Sungai Buloh Hospital for post-mortem," he said.

Investigations revealed that the mastermind behind the kidnapping was known to the victim, he added.

"We are still investigating the motive behind the kidnapping and the cause of death," SAC Fadzil said.

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