KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2, 2016:
Police are awaiting hospital and chemical reports concerning the accident involving three Hindu devotees who died in an accident on the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban Highway last month.
Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Tajuddin Md Isa says the case was still under investigations and that authorities need to attain full reports from the hospital as well as the Chemistry Department to take action.
“We believe that the reports can be finished soon, as the case is particular and surely each department will assign it as a priority,” he said at a press conference at the Kuala Lumpur contingent police headquarters today
He said that after the reports have been received, the authorities will take immediate action in completing the investigation documents before it is sent to the Deputy Prosecutor’s office for action.
Previously, a suspect who was driving a BMW ran into six Hindu devotees during Thaipusam was detained and later released under police guarantee after being remanded for three days.
In the 8am incident, K Saravanan, 45, along with two friends, C Kannan, 51, dan S Papa, 53, were walking along the highway from Seremban to Batu Caves as part of a spiritual ceremony during the religious event, before being hit by the vehicle driven by the suspect.
Three other victims,P Mageswaran, 40; D Darrshen, 18, and a woman, S Anjalai Devi, 44, suffered serious injuries and were sent to the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (PPUKM) for medical treatment.