Death of DPM’s Son-In-Law: Police Record Statements From 11 Individuals

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KUALA LUMPUR, Jun 8 – Police have recorded statements from 11 individuals in connection with the death of the deputy prime minister’s son-in-law Datuk Syed Alman Zain Syed Alwi, who died after a dental treatment in Bangsar here, last week. City CID chief SAC Rusdi Mohd Isa said two dentists who attended to Syed Alman Zain were among the individuals who gave their statements.

“Besides the two dentists, police have also recorded statements from Health Ministry officials abd staff of the clinic. So far, no individuals have been detained. Police would be submitting the investigation papers to the Attorney-General’s Chambers at the latest by this week for further action,” he told reporters here Tuesday.

Syed Alman Zain, 44, was the husband of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi eldest daughter, Datuk Nurulhidayah, 37. He had gone to the clinic with a friend for a dental appointment at 6pm last Wednesday but passed out while undergoing treatment.

He was rushed to the University Malaya Medical Centre nearby but was confirmed to have died. On Friday, City police chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar Singh was reported as saying that police would be calling up several individals to assist investigations into the case. He said the case has been classified under Section 304 of the Penal Code (Culpable homicide not amounting to murder). — Bernama

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