Murder of mum and baby: Suspect to go for mental health check


JOHOR BARU: Police will refer the man who allegedly murdered his wife and baby son on Monday (July 4) for mental evaluation.

Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Raub Selamat (pic) said the 25-year-old suspect tested negative for drugs and did not have a criminal record.

“Police are still investigating the motive behind the two murders and at the same time, we will send the suspect to Hospital Permai for mental evaluation.

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“The suspect is under remand for seven days until July 11 to help with the ongoing investigation,” he said here on Tuesday (July 5).

On Monday, pastry chef Hajar Nursyahirin Rosman, 26, and two-month-old Hans Mohd Thakif were found lying in a pool of blood near the front door of their home in Kampung Bakar Batu, Permas Jaya.

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The suspect was arrested hours later, after being seen riding his motorcycle without any clothes on.

Video clips of him riding around naked went viral on social media.

The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

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