Man found stabbed to death in the middle of Jalan Bangsar


KUALA LUMPUR: A man was stabbed to death at Jalan Bangsar.

The victim was lying in the middle of the road along Jalan Bangsar and his body was discovered at about 5.38am yesterday.

The discovery of the body led to slow moving traffic along Jalan Bangsar yesterday morning with the traffic backed up from the KL Sentral exit.

Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Zairulnizam Mohd Zainuddin@Hilmi said the victim, in his 30s, was found with stab wounds on his body.

“We believe a sharp weapon was used.

“The victim was discovered with no identification documents, ” he said when contacted yesterday.

The body has been sent to Universiti Malaya Medical Centre for a post-mortem, he added.

“The case is classified under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

“We are still investigating the motive behind the attack and we are also tracking down the victim’s next of kin, ” he said.

ACP Zairulnizam urged anyone with information on the victim or anyone who has a missing family member to contact the police at 03-2297 9222.

“We also urge the people to comply with regulations under the conditional movement control order.

“Always wear face masks and practise physical distancing to stop the spread of Covid-19, ” he added.

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