Close range shot kills businessman

Close range shot kills businessman

KAJANG - A 47-year-old businessman was killed after two masked gunmen shot him at close range at a restaurant in Taman Kajang Prima, last night. The victim, R. Appalasamy a canopy businessman was shot twice, in the head and chest while he was having his dinner at the restaurant alone.

It is learnt that the assailants, who wore fullfaced helmets came on a motorcycle, just before the pillion rider got off and fired a shot at the victim. His accomplice was said to be waiting on the motorcycle, prepared to leave.

A source close to the investigation said during the 11pm incident, the victim had just finished his regular badminton session with his friends in Seminyeh. "Police will look into all possible angles, including business rivalry" he said, when met at the scene.

Appalasamy or better know as 'canopy segar', who also has businesses overseas leaves behind a widow and two sons. His body was taken to Serdang Hospital for a post-mortem.

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