IPOH, May 21 (Bernama) -- A man died after being hacked and shot by two
unidentified men in front of his house in Kampung Tun Sambanthan, Ayer Tawar,
about 70 kilometres from here, last night.
Manjung deputy police chief DSP Ahmad Mat Isa said the incident was reported
by the public and when the police reached the crime scene. they found the body
of S.Nachiemuthu, 40, lying on the ground with slash wounds on his head, as well
as three gun shot wounds on his chest, forehead and leg.
The incident occurred at 11.30pm when the victim, who had just returned nome
from Sitiwan town, was approached by the two unidentified men.
"The victim who exited his car was then attacked by the two men with a
machete," he said when contacted today.
Ahmad said the victim then tried to escape by returning to his car but one
of the two men then took out a pistol and fire three shots in his direction.
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The victim, who suffered severe injuries, died on the spot and his body was
sent to the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital in Ipoh for a post-mortem.
Both the men fled using a Honda car.
Police are investigating the motive and have not yet made any arrests.
They request the cooperation of the public who witnessed the incident to
contact Manjung Police Headquarters at 05-6899222 to help in the investigations.
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