Zayn Rayyan’s parents remanded seven days for investigation over alleged murder case


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PETALING JAYA: New developments in the police investigation into the case of the murder of a six year old autistic child, Zayn Rayyan Abdul Matiin last year has led to the arrest of his parents on Friday and remand order against them Saturday.

Lawyer Mahmud Abdul Jumaat representing the autistic boy’s parents confirmed that his clients have been remanded for seven days to facilitate police investigations under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

He said, there have been new developments in terms of statements (recorded from the parents) before. These include recent developments from the police investigations into the case and that leads to the arrest of the two individuals as reported by NST.

According to Mahmud, being the parents of Zayn Rayyan, they were shocked when they were arrested and he (Mahmud) was surprised as it is something unexpected by the entire nation too.

However he said he is confident that the remand order issued against Zayn Rayyan’s parents is aimed at completing the investigation into the case.

Earlier today it was reported that on May 31, Zayn Rayyan’s parents were arrested by the police at their family home in Puncak Alam, Selangor. The couple were brought to the Petaling Jaya police headquarters for further investigation. They were arrested under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

Selangor police chief Datuk Hussein Omar Khan confirmed that the parents of the boy who was found dead at a stream near his resident Apartment Idaman in Damansara Damai at 10pm on Dec. 6 2023 were arrested under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

The victim was confirmed being murdered based on the autopsy conducted which found injuries to his neck and body. A day before that the police had confirmed receiving a report of a child missing at 6.30pm lodged by the family.

The police obtained a seven day remand order against the parents from June 1 until June 7 to facilitate police investigation into the case.

Magistrate Azura Mohd. Saad granted the remand application when the two suspects were presented to the court here on Saturday (June 1). –Malaysia World News

 


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