Crime & Courts

Police: Woman found encased in cement might have died over a year ago

SHAH ALAM: The woman found buried in cement in a house in Pandamaran, Klang may have died over a year ago.

Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar Khan said this was based on the timeline involving the two male suspects who are currently being hunted.

"Yes, however, everything related to this case is still under police investigation.

"The two suspects being hunted rented the mentioned house from 2019 to 2021.

"They are the ones suspected of cementing the bathroom in that rented house," he said when contacted today.

Hussein, in a statement yesterday, disclosed that police are tracking two male suspects identified as Ranjit Singh and Manjeet Singh, who are foreign nationals, as they are believed to be involved in the case.

Meanwhile, he said the identity of the woman is still under investigation, as the forensic examination process will be conducted tomorrow at the Shah Alam Hospital.

"The identity of the victim is under investigation. We await the results of the forensic examination," he said.

So far, he said the police have recorded statements from three individuals, including the owner of the rented house located in Kampung Pendamar, Klang.

Yesterday, the nation was shocked by the discovery of the body of an adult woman found cemented in the bathroom of the mentioned rented house.

The discovery followed a police report made by the house owner on December 3 before the police sought the assistance of the fire department to break the cement and extract the victim's body.

So far, the police have arrested a 53-year-old male foreign suspect to assist in the investigation.

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