Two syndicate members shot dead in Cheras

12 Feb 2019 / 11:30 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: Two foreign nationals, believed to be members of a kidnapping syndicate, were killed in a shooting with the police at Taman Mudun, Batu 9, Cheras early today.

Kajang district police chief ACP Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yusoff said the incident occurred at 1.35am when a team from the Kuala Lumpur police contingent, acting on a tip-off pertaining to a kidnap case, raided a house there.

“The suspects are believed to be members of a syndicate which is involved in the kidnapping of foreigners that operates in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

“In the raid, the police rescued a kidnap victim, a Bangladeshi man in his 30s. The man was kidnapped last Friday in Sentul area,” he said in a statement here today.

He said the police also seized a pistol and a machete at the scene. — Bernama

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