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51YO Traditional Medicine Practitioner Nabbed After 41YO Woman Died During Treatment In Ampang

51YO Traditional Medicine Practitioner Nabbed After 41YO Woman Died During Treatment In Ampang

The woman sought traditional medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment last week.

Adeline Leong

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Ampang police were alerted to a woman’s death after the victim’s mother lodged a report on Tuesday.

In a report by Harian Metro, the 41-year-old woman allegedly suffered from hysteria eight years ago and had undergone psychiatric treatment in hospital.

According to the police, the woman sought traditional medical treatment for an undisclosed ailment last week and became a patient of a 51-year-old female traditional medicine practitioner.

Unfortunately, the woman’s mother found her lying unconscious in the living room of the practitioner’s terrace house in Pandan Perdana, Ampang on 27 July.

The paramedics who arrived at the scene pronounced the woman dead, The Sun reported.

The police arrested the traditional medicine practitioner and will seek a remand order to detain her further today.

The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder. If convicted, the accused faces a death sentence.


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