Body wrapped in carpet found in taxi

PETALING JAYA - The body of a man was found wrapped in a carpet in a taxi at the Taman Medan Baru flats.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Arjunaidi Mohamed said a repairman noticed the taxi parked near the Block E building at around 7.30pm yesterday.

When he looked into the car, he saw something wrapped in a carpet. "Fearing something amiss, the man called the police and the Fire and Rescue Department," ACP Arjunaidi said at the scene.

Police arrived moments later and discovered the badly bruised body of a 32-year-old man believed to be the taxi driver.

The case has been classified as murder.

Anyone with information are urged to contact 03-7966 2222 or visit the nearest police station.