In an incident that happened yesterday evening, 12 July, two elderly were killed by a machete-wielding motorcyclist
The first victim was in front of a restaurant having a drink
According to Segamat Police chief DSP Noor Ariffin Mohamad Nasir, the 33-year-old suspect made a stop at the restaurant and lacerated the victim to death.
“The first victim, in his 70s, was having a drink when it happened. He died at the scene,” he said as quoted by Bernama.
The second victim was in his 60s who worked as a durian seller
At the time of the incident, the second victim was at his durian stall just 200 metres away from the restaurant.
According to Ariffin, the suspect headed towards the stall and stabbed the durian seller.
“The second man died while receiving treatment at the Buloh Kasap health clinic,” said Ariffin.
Police have since arrested the suspect and seized the murder weapon
The machete seized was 45 centimetres long when the police also found another 43-centimetre long machete in the suspect's sling bag.
According to Malay Mail, police are still investigating the case under Section 302 of the Penal Code.