A money lender was shot 16 times which led to his death in a gruesome incident in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday afternoon (July 27). The man, a 43-year-old moneylender and father of three, was driving along the road alone when four men on two motorcycles approached his car.
They came when the victim’s car was at the traffic light. One shooter went to the left and another to the right before both opened fire. The shooter on the right of the car fired about three to four shots, while the other fired 12. Both bikes quickly fled shortly after. Both shooters were riding pillion. The man had been en route to meet a relative nearby.
When asked if the shooting was gang-related, CID chief Senior Asst Comm Rusdi Mohd Isa said that “there is a possibility”. He added that the victim had a previous arrest record in 2014 and that investigations will explore every avenue. In addition, they have early information on his background of being involve in gangs.
Investigations on the body showed wounds on the head, body and legs.