A former PKR Youth candidate died after being slashed by a group of men in Section 7, Shah Alam, yesterday.

Bernama quoted Shah Alam district police chief ACP Baharudin Mat Taib who said the victim, identified as M Thiyahu, 30, was attacked by the machete-wielding group at the PKNS flat in Jalan Plumbum, about 5pm.

Witnesses told the police that at least three suspects had arrived at the scene in a silver-coloured Proton Waja, before attacking the victim, a factory operator.

Thiyahu sustained serious head and body injuries and succumbed while receiving treatment at the Shah Alam Hospital yesterday.

Meanwhile, the Malay Mail reports that police have arrested four people, including a woman, to assist investigation into the murder.

The daily quoted Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat saying that the suspects, aged between 20 and 25, were picked up around Shah Alam and Klang last night, and were remanded for a week, starting today, to assist investigation.

The motive for the attack is yet to be ascertained. – Malaysia Kini