Crime & Courts

Five men who allegedly beat a motorist to death, arrive at court to face charges

BANGI: The five men who were arrested for allegedly beating a motorist to death after an accident in Taman Pelangi Semenyih 2, have arrived at the Bangi magistrate's court, here, today.

They will be charged with murder under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

Last Wednesday, it was reported that a 42-year-old motorist, whose car had collided with a food delivery rider's motorcycle, was beaten to death by members of the public.

According to reports, following the collision with the motorcyclist, the man was chased by members of the public to Taman Pelangi Semenyih 2, before his car skidded and crashed into a fence.

Reports claimed that the man was dragged out of his car and had his hands and feet tied before he was assaulted.

Police later detained five men aged between 22 and 52 in the Semenyih and Beranang areas to assist in the investigation.

Police also arrested two more men, aged 22 and 39, in Kajang, who were suspected of being involved in the incident.

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