Cops to record statement of man who allegedly saw missing ex-newscaster


SHAH ALAM: Police will record the statement of a Twitter user who alleged that he saw TV3 personality Zalina Azman, who has been missing since November last year, in a Shah Alam cafe recently.

Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said the individual would be called up soon to assist the investigation.

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"So far, all leads are negative including so-called sightings of Zalina at the side of the road in Shah Alam, who turned out to be a homeless person.

"However, we will study CCTV footage around the cafe of her so-called sighting as well as record the statement of the individual who allegedly saw her," he said when contacted on Wednesday (July 20).

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Since news of her disappearance, several social media users claimed they had seen someone who resembled Zalina in several locations in Shah Alam.

"We have not received any police report of the sightings," ACP Mohd Iqbal said.

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It was reported that Zalina, whose full name is Zalina Shaharah Azman, may have been spotted at a cafe in Shah Alam recently.

An individual who goes by the name Mosyuki Borhan (Yuki) via his Twitter account claimed that a woman who looked like Zalina appeared at his cafe in Section 9, Shah Alam Selangor at about 1pm on Sunday (July 17).

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He said she looked anxious and was shivering with fear.

"When she was at the counter to order food, she looked back, left and right.

"It was a bit odd and when I asked her if everything was okay, she kept mum.

"Another employee asked her to take a seat and take the order later.

"She did not speak much but the only thing she said was that 'I am afraid of metal'.

"She sounded afraid, like something had happened," mStar quoted him as saying on social media.

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