The recent viral video which saw a car rammed into a woman and dragged her along a street of Cyberjaya had shocked netizens. Viewed over 300,000 times, the post stated the suspect was believed to be a Pakistani man.
According to the latest reports by NST and The Star, the deceased was identified as Wan Amirah Wan Alias who worked as an assistant manager with Unifi. She just celebrated her 31st birthday earlier this month.
Wan Amirah lost her mother when she was 10-years-old and she was brought up by her aunt Thana Abdullah, who considered Wan Amirah as her daughter.
The incident happened in Shaftsbury Square, Cyberjaya, at about 7.30pm yesterday (Oct 17). The suspect hit her as he rammed into four other vehicles. She was dragged for a few metres before falling under the suspect’s car. NSTreporting to the post said that the car was a rented vehicle.
A police spokesman revealed that the vehicle was a Hyundai with the car plate BHS 7999. Sadly, Wan Amirah took her last breath 5am this morning and her funeral would be held at Masjid At-Taqwa, Taman Tun Dr Ismail in Kuala Lumpur.
Selangor Traffic Investigations and Enforcement Department chief Supt Azman Shari’at said the police is investigating the incident thoroughly, checking every element, including CCTV footage.
“We are pooling all our resources to track down the culprit.
“The case is classified under Section 41 (1) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for causing death by reckless or dangerous driving,” he said.
The police urged members of the public with information to report to the nearest police station. Thana also urged netizens to hunt down the suspect.
As of now, a manhunt had been initiated to track down the suspect.