Forensic members inspecting the body of one of the dead foreigners.
KLANG: A policeman was stabbed to death and two foreigners were shot dead following a scuffle with five foreigners at Taman Sentosa here on Tuesday.
The incident occurred around 5am while the two policemen, Kpl Raja Aizam Raja Mohd, 53, and Kpl Mohd Aidil Mustafa, 29, were patrolling the area in a police car.
They came across a group of five men and attempted to stop and search them.
A scuffle ensued, and one of the men grabbed the pistol of Raja Aizam and tried to fire at Mohd Aidil, but the weapon failed to discharge.
Raja Aizam was stabbed during the incident.
Mohd Aidil then managed to grab his partner’s weapon and shot two of the men.
Raja Aizam was found lying in a drain by the police.
Both policemen were rushed to the Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah where Raja Aizam was pronounced dead.
Mohd Aidil is receiving treatment for head and face wounds.
A knife was found at the scene of the crime. The police forensics unit is combing the area for more evidence.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar who went to the hospital confirmed the case.
"Attacking the police is too much and extreme.
"We are investigating the cause of the attack," said Khalid.
He added that incidents such as this resulting in the attack and slaying of policeman could not be tolerated and allowed to happen.
"The police are issuing a stern warning to everyone, especially foreigners, to not to take the law in their hands," he said.
"My personnel are working to trace the other assailants," he added.
Initial investigations revealed that the two policemen stumbled upon the group of men who were behaving suspiciously while they were on their rounds.
Both officers were attached with the Klang South district police headquarters.
Raja Aizam's remains will be taken to his hometown in Kuala Kangsar, Perak for burial.