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Political party man killed in parang attack

Written by: mottaman | 08 Jan 2019 10:32
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08 Jan 2019 10:32
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A PKR party member was killed when he was attacked by a parang wielding man at the PKNS Flats along Jalan Plumbum in Section 7, Shah Alam, yesterday.

According to reports, the victim. M. Thiyahu, 30, a factory worker was seriously injured in the hear and body and died at the Shah Alam Hospital.

District police chief ACP Baharudin Mat Taib said police were informed of the incident at 5.16pm.

"Based to initial information, the attackers arrived at the flat in a silver Proton Waja. Three men, armed with parang."

He said after the attack, passers-by took the victim, who had serious slash wounds on the face, back of the head, right arm and both legs, to the hospital nearby.

"Sadly, he was pronounced dead at 6.30pm at the emergency ward while receiving treatment."

Baharudin said a post mortem will be held today to determine the cause of death and an investigation has been open to shed light on the incident.

"We are still in the midst of finding out the motive of the attack and identifying the suspects involved," he said, adding that the case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

Baharudin said those with information of the incident should contact the investigating officer ASP K. Vignesh Kumar at 03-55202222.

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