Bangsar Bar Manager Slashed To Death In PJ After An Argument He Wasn't Even A Part Of

He only arrived at the scene after the argument ended.

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A 28-year-old Bangsar bar manager was slashed to death outside a club in Petaling Jaya early yesterday, 16 December

Berita Harian reported that the victim, identified as Edward Rishal, died of wounds to his head and body at 7.40am yesterday. 

According to theSun, the Bar Shack Kitchen + Bar manager was attacked by at least five men wielding machetes outside the Rahasiyam Bar at about 6.30am on Sunday morning.


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Police revealed that a heated argument happened outside the Rahasiyam bar an hour before Edward was brutally attacked

According to theSun, Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat said Edward was not present at the bar during the argument. He only arrived at the scene after finishing work.

A 56-second CCTV footage, which has since been deleted from Facebook, showed several men in four cars arriving at the bar an hour after the argument happened, while crowds ran into the premises for safety.

The footage showed that Edward, who happened to be outside the bar when the men arrived, was one of the last ones to run inside.

The attack on Edward was caught on CCTV.

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Following the incident, three suspects aged between 20 and 31 have been arrested

According to Berita Harian, Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zani Che Din said four cars – Perodua Myvi, Honda HR-V, Volkswagen Golf, and Toyota Camry – were also taken away to assist investigations.

The case is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder, and Edward's body has been delivered to the University Malaya Medical Centre for a post-mortem. 

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