| Rawang, Selangor, Malaysia | 15 April 2016 | Asia Samachar |
Mystery, sadnees and outrage gripped Taman Rawang Perdana after Kamaljit Dorairaja, 33, and seven-month-old Ishly Kaur were strangled and smothered in their home, reports The Malay Mail.
They were supposed to celebrate Vaisakhi at Gurdwara Sahib Sentul, where the Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister was scheduled to be present at a function.
THE REPORT IN THE MALAY MAIL TODAY:
GOMBAK — Mystery, outrage and sadness gripped friends and family following the double murder of a 33-year-woman and her seven-month-old baby in Taman Rawang Perdana yesterday.
What was first thought to be a robbery turned into a puzzle as to who could have committed such a heinous crime.
There was outcry from the family and neighbours over the killings as both mother and daughter were either strangled or smothered to death.
It was a cruel blow to what was supposed to be a joyous day on the Sikh festival of Vaisakhi.
Kamaljit Dorairaja and her daughter Ishlyn Kaur were discovered dead inside a room on the ground floor of their doublestorey terrace house at 10.30am.
Kamaljit was lying on the floor while Ishlyn was on a bed with her face down on a pillow.
The mother was found with blood oozing from her mouth and a bruised neck, but there were no visible marks on the baby, a police source said.
Kamaljit’s father-in-law, who declined to be identified, made the shocking discovery when his phone calls went unanswered.
“They were supposed to come to my house so we could go to Gurdwara Sahib Sentul together for Vaisakhi,” he said.
“I waited for them until about 10am. She did not pick up my calls and I became worried, so I decided to drive to their house to check,” he said.
A close relative, who also requested anonymity, said neighbours told the father-in-law the back door was unlocked.
“Their car was still parked at the house, so he knew they had to be home. He kept knocking at the front door but there was no response. The neighbours, who heard him knocking, told him the back door was ajar.
“When he entered the house through the back door he found, to his horrow, his daughter-in-law and grand-daughter dead.
“His neighbours went to see what happened when he screamed, before they contacted the police.”
It is learnt that Kamaljit’s husband, Satvender Singh, a lorry driver, had left for work at 7am.
him. their Police later recorded a statement from The couple was supposed to celebrate second wedding anniversary in August. Ishlyn was their only child.
Another relative said he last saw the mother and daughter at Gurdwara Sahib Rawang on Tuesday night “I spoke to her and I carried my niece around the temple.
My cousin was attached to his daughter and I do not know how he will carry on after this.”
Gombak police chief ACP Ali Ahmad said initial investigations revealed nothing was stolen from the house. He said the padlock to the back door was cut.
The bodies were sent to Sungai Buloh Hospital for post-mortem. Police have picked up a suspect, who is expected to be remanded today.
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