Police have placed a 56-year-old contractor and his 35-year-old son under a seven-day remand starting today, suspected of being involved with the murder of a senior citizen whose body was found at Jalan UP 3/1 Ukay Perdana, Ampang.
Ampang Jaya deputy police chief Supt Mohd Azam Ismail has confirmed the matter when contacted by Bernama.
He said the remand application was submitted to the Ampang Court under Section 302 for murder.
“The cause of death has yet to be determined and the autopsy is still underway,” he told Bernama today.
Yesterday, an elderly man who was found dead with half his body covered by earth, was suspected to have been killed near a rain retention pond of the Drainage and Irrigation Department at Jalan UP 3/1 Ukay Perdana.
Mohd Azam said following the discovery of the body at 1.30 pm, police arrested the contractor and his son who was working as a an excavator operator to assist in the investigation.
Source: BERNAMA News Agency