Monday, August 10

AmBank founder shot dead, wife injured


ARAB-MALAYSIAN Bank founder Hussain Ahmad Najadi, 75, was shot dead in a car park at Lorong Ceylon near the Kuan Yin Temple in Kuala Lumpur today.

Hussain was walking towards his vehicle with his wife when a gunman approached him and fired several shots at point blank, killing him on the spot in the early afternoon incident.

He was shot in the chest and ribs while his wife Cheong Mei Kuen, 49, was injured after being hit on the hand, police said.