Fire destroys 15 motorcycles, car in Cheras

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Fifteen motorcycles and a car parked in the compound of an apartment in Taman Cheras Utama were destroyed in a fire yesterday, in what the police suspect to be arson.

Kajang police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said a passer-by witnessed the incident which occurred about 1am.

He also said an empty glass bottle with the smell of kerosene was found at the scene.

“The Fire and Rescue Department is investigating the cause of the fire,” said Ahmad Dzaffir when contacted.

He said police had so far received five reports lodged by the vehicle owners.

The case is being investigated under Section 435 of the Penal Code.