Man slashed to death in Ipoh, four suspects arrested


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  • Monday, 18 Apr 2016

IPOH: A 46-year-old manager was found dead with multiple slash wounds in front of the Tambun Badminton Hall here late Sunday night.

Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Sum Chang Keong (pic) said the body of S. Selvarajoo of Taman Tawas Jaya here, had slash wounds on the right side of his head, right arm and right thigh.

"The victim was clad in a black and red striped collared T-shirt and only his underwear when police arrived at the scene after receiving a report on the matter from a member of the public at about 11.30pm Sunday.

"His pants and identification documents were missing," ACP Sum said when confirming the incident on Monday.

He added that a Perodua Myvi car registered to the victim's wife was parked near the body.

Also found at the scene was a yellow stick, a pair of slippers and an axe, he said.

Police have arrested four people in connection with the incident.

According to ACP Sum, they arrested a married couple, aged 44 and 41, at the Tambun police station at about 3.40pm Monday.

Also seized from the couple was a mobile phone, he said.

"Another 48-year-old male and a female suspect, aged 37, were later arrested at Taman Sri Tambun at 5.05pm.

"A Toyota Avanza and a mobile phone were seized from them," ACP Sum said, adding that the deceased was believed to have known the suspects.

Both male suspects are being remanded for seven days while the women are remanded for two days, he said.

"The case has been classified under Section 302 of the Penal Code as murder," he added.

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