Married couple arrested for Pandan Indah bomb attack to be charged on Jan 16


AMPANG: The married couple who were detained for the bomb attack that killed a waiter in Pandan Indah are expected to be charged on Monday (Jan 16).

Ampang OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Farouk Eshak said the 33-year-old man and his 30-year-old wife will be brought to the Ampang court complex on Monday.

"We have completed our investigation into the attack that killed the waiter in Pandan Indah. Both suspects will be charged under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder," he said when contacted on Sunday (Jan 15).

The suspects were detained on Jan 3 at a house in Serdang, Kedah following a raid by a CID team from the Ampang Jaya district police headquarters.

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They were then remanded until Jan 10 and it was extended until Jan 17.

It was previously reported that the home-made bomb which killed a waiter at Pandan Indah was detonated remotely.

Selangor acting police chief Deputy Comm Datuk S. Sasikala Devi had said the two suspects were believed to be in the vicinity of the explosion during the incident.

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The police have recorded statements from 36 individuals so far in connection with the case, and personal reasons are believed to be the motive for the waiter's death.

Various tools and equipment were seized from the suspects home including fireworks and blades.

It was learnt that the explosive device used contained similar materials.

The 28-year-old waiter at a restaurant in Pandan Indah was killed by an explosion at about 8.55pm on Dec 29 when he inspected a package placed on his car.

The victim sustained severe injuries to his body and hands but succumbed to his injuries at Hospital Ampang.

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