Suspects involved in Cyberjaya hit-and-run arrested

Siti A'isyah Sukaimi

PUTRAJAYA: Police have arrested three men and a local woman following the hit-and-run incident which caused the death of a woman at Shaftsbury Square, Cyberjaya.

Sepang Police district chief Assistant Commissioner Abdul Aziz Ali said the arrest was made by Selangor Crime Investigation Department (JSJ) at 12am.

They arrested a 22-year-old Yemeni man at Persiaran Putra Permai Selesa, Pusat Bandar Putra Permai in Seri Kembangan, followed by two Libyan men aged 20 and 24 at Verdi Residence, Symphony Hills Cyberjaya.

A 32-year-old Malaysian woman from Sabah was also arrested from the same location as the Libyan men.

Abdul Aziz said a silver Hyundai car, believed to be involved in the incident, was also seized.


Wan Amirah Wan Alias was hit-and-run while crossing the road near Shaftsbury Square in Cyberjaya. - Courtesy pic

"Those arrested were students of an international university in Cyberjaya and one of the suspects had admitted to be driving the Hyundai car when the incident took place," he said when contacted.

The victim, 31-year-old Wan Amirah Wan Alias, was hit by the car as she was crossing Shaftsbury Square at 7.30pm on Wednesday. She was dragged for several metres along the road.

She suffered severe injuries and died while receiving treatment at Putrajaya Hospital early on Thursday morning.

CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media.

All the suspects would be remanded at the Sepang Magistrates Court here today. © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd