Sunday, March 29, 2009

Car repossessor hacked to death

Car repossessor hacked to death
Mar 29, 2009
The Star/Asia News Network

JOHOR BARU, Malaysia: A car repossessor was murdered in a brutal attack that severed his arms.

Lew Yoon Choy, 33, who was involved in a fight in front of SMK Sri Tebrau at around 6.45pm on Friday. Shortly after he was walking near Jalan Serampang in Taman Pelangi when at least eight men in two cars attacked him.

They hacked him and left him to die with five slash wounds on his head.

Passers-by rushed Lew to a specialist hospital in Johor Baru. He was later moved to another specialist hospital in Seri Alam at around 10.30pm.

Lew died at about 5.30am yesterday.

Johor Baru (South) OCPD Asst Comm Zainuddin Yaakob said the motive of the attack could have been revenge.

No arrest has been made yet.

Those with information related to the case can contact the nearest police station or the police hotline at 07-2212999. -The Star/ANN

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