2 more foreigners held in connection with killer guard case

2 more foreigners held in connection with killer guard case

SUBANG JAYA - Two more foreigners have been arrested in connection with a bank robbery here which led to the fatal shooting of a bank officer.

Subang Jaya deputy OCPD Supt Tan Ah Chua said the men in their 40s were arrested in Klang on Friday morning, bringing the total number of arrests to five foreigners so far.

"The two men had fake MyKad," he said.

This meant that four of those arrested had fake identification documents, he said yesterday.

Supt Tan said they had recovered about RM20,000 (S$7,860)from the suspects.

It was reported that the security guard shot dead bank officer Norazita Abu Talib, 37, with a pump gun before escaping with RM450,000 on Wednesday.

A special task force was formed and arrested three family members of the suspect.

Two of them worked as security guards and they, like the main suspect, were also using fake MyKad.

Police have intensified the search for the main suspect, believed to be still in Selangor.

Gruesome photos and video footage of the murder were circulated on the Internet shortly after the shooting.

Police warned that they would not tolerate such acts as it is a blatant disrespect of the victim's family.

Meanwhile, Tawau police chief Asst Comm Awang Besar Dullah said police were keeping close tabs in Tawau, Sabah, believed to be the hometown of the security guard who is wanted for the murder.

He said they were also checking whether the man had relatives in the Tawau district, which is about a 30-minute boat ride from Indonesia's Kalimantan province.

"So far, there is no indication that he has returned to Sabah based on flight records," he said.

He said the house address in Batu 2 stated in his fake MyKad was non-existent.

Most of the residents in the Batu 2 area said they did not know of anyone by the name of "Ardi Hamzah".

"I don't think he is from our area," said a resident who only wanted to be known as Ali.

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