The Selangor Police Chief, Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed speaks to the media. PIX: MOHD ADZLAN / MalaysiaGazette / 15 APRIL 2022. Myanmar man murder compatriots
Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed Foto MOHD ADZLAN, 15 APRIL 2022.

By Kumara Sabapatty

SUNGAI BULOH – A Myanmar man was killed after mocking and insulting his compatriots while drinking.

In less than 48 hours after the incident, the murder suspects, factory workers who work near the victim’s house at the Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh industrial area were successfully arrested by the police.

“On 3 April, at about 5.30 pm, the Sungai Buloh District Police Headquarters received a call from Mers 999 from a local complainant that a foreigner was found unconscious and covered in blood on a mattress at Jalan Industri Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh.

“Healthcare workers from the Sungai Buloh Hospital were rushed to the scene. Upon checking the victim, he was verified to have died,” the Selangor Police Chief, Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed said in a news conference at the Sungai Buloh IPD this morning.

Also present was the Selangor Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Chief, Assistant Commissioner Baharudin Mat Taib and the Sungai Buloh District Police Chief, Superintendent Shafa’aton Abu Bakar.

Acting on the information, on the same day, around 5.30 pm until 5.00 am of 5 April, a team of police from the Sungai Buloh IPD conducted three raids at Jalan Industri 6 Kampung Baru Sungai Buloh, Factories at Taman Alam Megah Seksyen 28 Shah Alam and Bandar Damai Perdana Cheras.

The police managed to arrest six Myanmar men suspected to abet in the murder.

“The suspects are between 20 to 35 years-old, meanwhile, the victim was 28 years old.

“Inspection at the location with the cooperation from the Selangor IPK Forensics team managed to seize a 26cm silver coloured knife and a 27cm yellow-black Philips screwdriver,” he said.

The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

According to Arjunaidi, based on police interrogation on the six suspects, two of them confessed to the murder using a knife and a screwdriver.

“The motive of murder was due to dissatisfaction with the deceased for insulting them and using profanity while they were drinking together.

“All suspects are remanded until 17 April. The investigation papers will be completed and sent to the Prosecutor’s Office for further order,” he said. -MalaysiaGazette