Nigerian remanded 7 days over nurse’s murder

Friends and colleagues of Siti Kharina Mohd Khairuddin embrace outside her family home in Kampung Tengah Seri Menanti yesterday. (Bernama pic)

SEPANG: A Nigerian man has been remanded for seven days from today to assist in the investigation into the murder of Serdang Hospital nurse Siti Kharina Mohd Khairuddin, who was found dead at a condominium in Cyberjaya on Wednesday.

The remand order was issued by magistrate A [email protected] Acho to enable further investigation into the case under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

The 30-year-old Nigerian was arrested in Cheras Sentral, Kuala Lumpur, yesterday.

He was picked up following the arrests of a Nigerian woman and a Pakistani man in Cheras and Setapak. They were also remanded for seven days from yesterday.

Siti Kharina, 40, was reported missing on May 8.

Her body was discovered in her condominium unit with slash wounds to the chest, neck and head.