Elderly man held in Manjung over murder of elder brother and his wife


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 05 Mar 2024

IPOH: An elderly man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering his elder brother and his wife at an oil palm estate in Pantai Remis, Manjung.

Manjung OCPD Asst Comm Mohamed Nordin Abdullah said the man, in his 60s, was arrested following a report about a fight between the man and the couple, also in their 60s, at the oil palm estate at about 3.30pm on Tuesday (March 5).

ACP Mohamed Nordin said the fight is believed to be over a property dispute.

"The victims' bodies were found with injuries to their heads. We've also found a sickle, which we believe is the weapon used.

"The bodies have been sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital for a post-mortem examination,"," he said in a statement.

ACP Mohamed said the case will be investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

He said the suspect would be taken to the Seri Manjung Magistrate's Court on Wednesday (March 6) to be remanded.

"We are urging those with information about the incident to come forward to the police or contact district criminal investigation department chief Asst Supt Ashazarul Khairi Ab Hamid at 012-508 7026," he said.

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