KUALA LUMPUR: Police has caught the security guard who brutally shot and killed Ambank Subang Jaya branch officer Norazita Abu Talib, 37, last month.
Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar had congratulated the Bukit Aman Ops Cantas team for detaining the suspect in Johor Baharu in a posting on his twitter page at 7.55am today.
He wrote: “Syabas Team Ops Cantas BAman, telah berjaya tangkap pmbunuh/perompak kejam Ambank di JB pagi ini. TK Rakyat M’sia yg terus [email protected] (Congratulations Team Ops Cantas Bukit Aman for successfully nabbing the ruthless Ambank killer/robber in JB this morning. Thank you M’sians for their continuing support of PDRM).”
Astroawani reported that a statement by Federal CID director Comm Datuk Hadi Ho Abdullah also confirmed that the man was arrested at 7am in Kampung Belungkor, Kota Tinggi and as such, the hunt for the man has come to an end,” he said.
During the 6.18pm incident on Oct 23, Norazita was shot by the suspect when she opened the bank’s strong room (bank vault) with another woman officer.
Norazita who has been working in the bank for 16 years died when she was shot by the
suspect with a pump gun.
The suspect then fled with about RM450,000 from the vault.
A 32-second video, believed to be footages of a CCTV recording depicting the incident, went viral in the social media following the murder.