SEREMBAN, Feb 20 — The police have arrested a technician, in his 30s, for investigation following the discovery of the bodies of his wife and two daughters hanging from a fan in a house in Lenggeng, Nilai yesterday.

Nilai district police chief Supt Abdul Malik Hasim said the man was arrested at about 1 am today after the police were alerted to the discovery of the three bodies.

He said the Lenggeng police station received a call from a man who informed that a woman and two children were found dead in a housing estate at 9.25pm yesterday.

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“The result of the investigation found that the woman, aged 34 years, and the two children, aged six and three, were found hanging from a fan in a house,” he said in a statement today,

He said a suicide note was also found at the scene.

The bodies were sent to the Forensic Division of Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital for autopsy.

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The technician is on remand for four days from today to assist the police investigation under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder. — Bernama