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Friday February 7, 2014 MYT 10:31:00 AM
Friday February 7, 2014 MYT 10:36:32 AM
by austin camoens
KUALA LUMPUR: An armed robber paid with his life after robbing a petrol station of some cash and cigarettes - he was caught and beaten to death by bystanders.
The incident occurred around 9.40pm Thursday along Jalan Jambu Jerteh, Jinjang, near here.
Two men on a motorcycle stopped at the petrol station and the pillion rider, who carried a parang, ran into the kiosk.
He managed to steal some money and cigarettes from the counter before fleeing.
However, he was chased down by a group of bystanders and beaten up, while his accomplice fled on the motorcycle.
When police arrived, they found the robbery suspect motionless on the ground, with wounds to his head.
It is believed he was beaten to death with a rock.
There was no identification on the suspect at the time of the incident.
Police are investigating the case under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.
Those with information on the case should contact the police hotline at 03-2115 9999 or visit the nearest police station.
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