MAN HELD OVER MURDER OF FRIEND

MOHD FIRDAUS MD SAISI

SHAH ALAM, March 22 (Bernama) – Police arrested a 27-year-old man in connection with the murder of his friend at an apartment in Bukit Tinggi Klang near here today.

Klang Selatan district police chief ACP Shamsul Amar Ramli said the suspect was detained at 1.10 pm in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.

“The suspect admitted to his involvement in the case and said the incident was due to a misunderstanding after they got drunk at the victim’s house,” he said in a statement today.

He said a passer-by found the body of the 36-year-old victim at the apartment’s staircase at 7.45 am today.

The victim has two previous criminal records.

The victim was found lying face down, wearing only blue shorts and was barefooted, he said.

A post-mortem showed that the cause of death was severe head injuries due to blunt force trauma, he added.

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