Tue, 06 Aug 2002

Servant killed in abortive robbery

JAKARTA: A servant was killed while another was injured in an abortive robbery at a house located on Jl. Mandar, Bintaro Jaya housing, sector III, in Pondok Karya subdistrict, Tangerang, on Monday.

Suwandi, 24, died of severe stab wounds, while Muksini, 50, who suffered light injuries was taken to Bintaro International hospital nearby.

There were three servants working in the house, when the robbery took place, while the owner, Karim, and his family did not live there.

"The suspect, who is allegedly Suwandi's acquaintance is still at large," Pondok Aren police subprecinct chief Comr. Sukarno told Elshinta.

Police still grilled the housemaid, Mujiati, 24 who survived the incident.--JP