Police arrest man in his 20s for suspected links to shooting in Klang

Malay Mail
Malay Mail

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 1 — The police have arrested a man in his 20s to assist investigations into the case of an individual shot dead in front of a shop premises on Jalan Hamzah Alang, Kapar, Klang on August 30.

North Klang District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner S. Vijaya Rao, said that the suspect was arrested in the Kapar area at about noon yesterday.

“Efforts to track down the other suspects are currently ongoing. The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code,” Vijaya said today in an update.

He added that the motive of the incident was still being determined, and therefore appealed to the public who have information on the incident to contact the North Klang District Police Headquarters or their nearest police station.

National news agency Bernama reported yesterday that members of the public were alerted to the incident involving the 36-year-old man after several gunshots were heard.

The police reportedly rushed to the scene of the incident that happened in front of a two-storey shophouse at about 10.35pm.

The victim was then found to have a history of 12 criminal records related to drugs and violent crime.