Brothers on the run after alleged murder of Lahad Datu plantation guard


KOTA KINABALU: Police are on the hunt for two brothers who allegedly hacked a security guard to death in a Lahad Datu plantation on Saturday (April 17).

In a statement on Sunday (April 18), Lahad Datu district police chief Asst Comm Rohan Shah Ahmad said the suspects were Filipinos and known only as Darwin, 35, and Darin, 25.

Darwin was last seen wearing a black T-shirt and black khaki pants while Darin was wearing a red T-shirt and black jeans.

Both were working as labourers at the estate.

He said the two were wanted in connection with the murder of the 29-year-old security guard at the Kebun Jaya Estate workers quarters in Ulu Segama at about 6.55am of Saturday.

He said initial investigations showed that the two suspects often harassed the victim, who decided to confront them that day.

In the ensuing fight, the victim sustained slash wounds to his head, chest, hands and one of his legs were nearly severed.

His body has been taken to the Lahad Datu Hospital for a post-mortem.

Police also detained four men and a woman aged from 18 to 35 to assist investigations.

Those with any information on the whereabouts of the brothers are urged to contact investigating officer Asst Supt Kharuddin Husain at 013-907 1709 or the nearest police station.

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