Ulu Tiram attack: IGP says no Singaporean arrested, all seven remanded are local

PETALING JAYA: The police has denied that there is a Singaporean individual among the seven arrested to assist investigations into the attack on the Ulu Tiram police station on Friday (May 17).

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain told Malay language daily Sinar Harian that all seven individuals remanded for seven days until May 24 were Malaysian citizens.

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"All those who were arrested are local, not Singaporean as reported," he told Sinar Harian on Saturday (May 18).

Earlier, media reports said that seven individuals, including a Singapore national, had been arrested to help in investigations.

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The seven who were remanded included five family members of the suspect and two students from an institute of higher learning.

The remand order was issued by Magistrate Hidayatul Syuhada Shamsuddin at the Seri Alam district police headquarters in Johor on Saturday (May 18).

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

In the 2.45am incident on Friday, two policemen — 22-year-old Konstabel Ahmad Azza Fahmi Azhar and Konstabel Muhamad Syafiq Ahmad Said, 24, — were killed while another was injured after they were attacked by a lone wolf assailant at the Ulu Tiram station.

Another policeman, Koperal Mohd Hasif Roslan, was injured and is currently receiving treatment at the Sultan Ismail Hospital.

The 21-year-old masked intruder, believed to be a member of the Jemaah Islamiah, was shot dead at the location.

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