KUANTAN (Bernama) – An Indonesian construction labourer lost his life following a quarrel outside a workers’ quarters near KPTM 5, Kuantan-Gambang road yesterday.
Kuantan district police chief ACP Abdul Aziz Salleh said in the incident around 8pm, Sairah, aged 39, was approached by some men believed to be his countrymen, who came in four vehicles.
“During the quarrel, the victim was believed to have been beaten up with a hammer. The suspects fled when the victim fell unconscious,” he told Bernama yesterday. Abdul Aziz said Sairah’s co workers carried him into the quarters but he died about 20 minutes later.
Police are pursuing the suspects and gathering information on the vehicles involved, while the body has been sent to Tengku Ampuan Afzan Hospital, for post mortem.