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Suspect In Fatal Road Rage Incident On NSE To Be Charged With Murder

The incident happened on 10 August in which a 29-year-old man was killed.

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A 40-year-old man who was arrested after a 29-year-old man was killed during a road rage incident near Bandar Baru Bangi in Kajang is expected to be charged with murder on Thursday, 22 August

The suspect will be taken to the Kajang court complex to face the charge.

"The Deputy Public Prosecutors (DPP) office agreed to charge the suspect under Section 302 of the Penal Code," Selangor deputy police chief Ab Rashid Ab Wahab was quoted as saying by NST Online at Shah Alam district police headquarters today.

Ab Rashid also said that they completed their probe into the incident which led to the death of Syed Muhammad Danial Syed Syakir, 29, two days ago.

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The 40-year-old man and his 36-year-old wife were initially detained and remanded for seven days until 17 August

Following which, the remand order against the man was extended while his wife was released on police bail.

The 40-year-old suspect's remand ends tomorrow, 22 August.

The road rage incident, which was a minor fender bender that turned into a car chase and ultimately turned fatal, took place at about 1.45pm on 10 August at the North-South Expressway (NSE)

In the incident, the 29-year-old victim had knocked his vehicle into the couple's car just after the Sungai Besi toll plaza, southbound. From there, both vehicles were then involved in a chase with one another at the Bandar Baru Bangi interchange.

Following the chase, a fight broke out between them which prompted other motorists to intervene and calm them down. They then returned to their respective cars.

However, the victim, Syed Muhammad Danial, was said to have alighted from his car, armed with a baseball bat and began swinging at the front portion of the couple's car.

The suspect, in turn, allegedly accelerated his vehicle, which then hit Syed Muhammad Danial and he was pinned in between the suspect's car and the road divider.

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