Tuesday, June 4, 2013
A Myanmar man in his 20s was found dead in an alleyway behind a car wash centre in Kampung Baru Ampang yesterday morning.
Checks revealed that the victim had been attacked by a group of men armed with parang on Sunday night.
It was learnt that the victim and seven other Myanmar nationals had been sleeping in a room at the car wash centre, when the group broke in.
The victim tried to run from the assailants, but they caught up with him and slashed him repeatedly.
A member of the public found the body in the alleyway yesterday at 9am and alerted the authorities.
Ampang Jaya deputy police chief Superintendent Md Nazri Zawawi said the the victim had been slashed on the back, neck and ribs. Two of the victim's roommates also suffered injuries.
"We believe that the attack was carried out by a group of Myanmar nationals, who came in two vans," he said, adding that police were still trying to ascertain a motive for the attack.