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Man killed following scuffle, hit with an effigy in Jalan Genting Klang


KUALA LUMPUR: A man was murdered, believed to be hit with a Buddhist effigy, following a scuffle in front of a shop along Jalan Genting Klang here.

City police chief Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim said when police reached the scene at 11.54pm on Wednesday (Oct 31), they discovered a 42-year-old man, believed to be in a drunken stupor, acting aggressively.

"The suspect, who was shirtless and bleeding, was ranting aggressively in the middle of the road.

"We believe he was also drunk," he said when contacted Thursday (Nov 1).

Police also discovered blood stains in the middle of the road near the victim's body, believed to be from a scuffle, Comm Mazlan added.

"We have not identified the victim.

"We believe he was hit on the head using a Buddhist effigy," Comm Mazlan said.

The suspect will be remanded, he added.

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