Main Page  I  Northern  I  South  I  East  I  Central  I Sabah & Sarawak  I  Versi B. Melayu  I  BERNAMA.COM
 
 

Contractor shot dead in George Town


Last Update: 14/01/2019




GEORGE TOWN,  Jan 14 (Bernama) -- A construction contractor was shot dead by an unidentified man  at a car park of the Penang City Council (MBPP) Flats at Jalan Sungai Pinang here last night.

Timur Laut district police chief ACP Che Zaimani Che Awang said the incident occurred at about 11.30 pm while the victim, identified as Mohammad Nazrulhisyam Mohamed Meera, 27, was having a chat with about six friends at the car park.

He said a Yamaha 135 LC motorcycle with two men, dressed in black and wearing crash helmet with visor, then stopped nearby.

"The  pillion rider then got down from the motorcycle and fired several shots, which hit the victim on the head and body, before jumping on the machine again and fled,” he said.

He said the victim was taken in a ambulance to Penang Hospital, but died during treatment at 12.48 am today.

Police were investigating the motive of the attack, said Che Zamani, adding that based on preliminary investigation, the victim had previous criminal records.

He urged those with information on the incident to contact the nearest police station.

-- BERNAMA

 



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
   
 

Sultan Nazrin Shah graces opening of Sekolah Menengah Sains Tapah

 
     

Dr Mahathir, wife spark excitement at Pantai Chenang with their presence

 
     

248 receive Melaka awards, medals and honours at second investiture ceremony

 
     

Schoolgirl named best Parliament debater

 
     
 
     
 

.  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .

 
     
     
   
   
     
     
     
   
     
   
     
 

 
© 2019 BERNAMA. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer | Privacy Policy| Security Policy
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in any form except with the prior
written permission of BERNAMA. Best viewed in Firefox 35.0.1 & Internet Explorer 8.0 with 1024 x 768 resolution