BAGAN DATUK, May 17 (Bernama) -- Three children, aged between two and four, were allegedly hacked to death by a mentally ill man who ran amok at Kampung Sungai Haji Muhammad in Rungkup, here today.
Four others - namely the mother and eldest sister of the victims as well as two school students - were also injured in the 2.30pm incident.
Perak Criminal Investigation Department chief SAC Yahya Abd Rahman said the man, armed with a machete, had trespassed into the family's house before brandishing the weapon at the victims.
Subsequently, the suspect headed to Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Haji Mohamad and injured the two students there, he said here today.
Yahya said police managed to arrest the suspect following a tip-off from members of the public and seized the machete.....