Relatives of Johor crash orphans plan to raise them

Family on both sides of Causeway discussing care for the two kids in Seremban for now

Chua Jun Xian, eight, and sister Xin Rou, five, the children of the couple who died in the crash, with their grandparents, Mr Chua Huat Chuan, 78, and Madam Sii Bee Tee, 69, and another relative at the wake in Seremban.
Chua Jun Xian, eight, and sister Xin Rou, five, the children of the couple who died in the crash, with their grandparents, Mr Chua Huat Chuan, 78, and Madam Sii Bee Tee, 69, and another relative at the wake in Seremban.ST FILE PHOTO

The family of the two young orphans whose parents were killed in a car crash in Johor last week say they want to care for the children themselves.

Relatives of Madam Sam Chew Yong, 42, who died on June 15 in hospital, are now discussing care arrangements with both sides of the family.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 23, 2018, with the headline 'Relatives of Johor crash orphans plan to raise them'. Subscribe