One of two suspects who set woman on fire in Cheras Baru arrested

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14: Police have detained one of the two foreign men wanted since yesterday for allegedly splashing petrol and setting a foreign woman on fire at the Kampung Cheras Baru playground here last Saturday.

Cheras district police chief, ACP Zam Halim Jamaluddin, said that the 36-year-old suspect was arrested at a house in Ampang here today.

“The suspect, who works as a painter, has been remanded from today until March 20,” he said briefly via a WhatsApp message.

Earlier, Zam Halim said that police received a report of the incident last Sunday and that they are currently conducting further investigations to locate another suspect who remains at large.