Tuesday, January 21

Myanmar man found dead with slash wound in Selayang

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KUALA LUMPUR: A Myanmar man was found dead with a slash wound on his neck at Jalan 8/3A, Pusat Bandar Utara Selayang, here Friday night.

Sentul deputy police chief Supt Othman Abu Bakar said the body was discovered by one of his countrymen at a back lane behind a shop at 10.15pm.

“According to the man, he earlier saw a group of men whom he did not recognise but believed to be Myanmar nationals train a torchlight at the deceased’s head. He then went to the Seri Murni, Selayang police station to report the matter,” he said when contacted by Bernama.

Othman said the deceased who had not been identified, had a 12-centimetre wound on his neck. Police also found a knife near the scene of the incident.

The remains had been sent to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital, he said. — BERNAMA