Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Four youths nabbed over murder of jogger at Bkt Gasing

Police officers examining the place in Bukit Gasing, Petaling Jaya, where Ong Ai Sam was stabbed while out jogging with her family and a friend on Saturday evening

Four suspects were arrested in connection with the attempted robbery and murder of jogger Ong Ai Sam, 52, at Bukit Gasing on Saturday, said Selangor police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Tun Hisan Tun Hamzah on Tuesday.

The four are aged between 16 and 18.

The suspects were detained by police at Flat Sri Medan and Flat Bukit Gasing Indah between 1am and 3am Tuesday, he said.

Ong Ai Sam, was with her daugther on Saturday when they were approached by two men armed with knives wearing full-face helmets at about 4.30pm.

Ong shouted to her 17-year-old daughter to run to safety.

She selflessly blocked the two suspects while her daughter tried to get help from other pedestrians in the area.

Ong's daughter returned to the scene with a man and found her mother lying in pool of blood.

She was rushed to the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre, but succumbed to her injuries on the way there 20 minutes later.

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