Six men allegedly beat an 18-year-old to death at a futsal court, after a game on Thursday night.
The court was next to Permai Apartment in Petaling Jaya, Kuala Lumpur.
Believed to have suffered repeated punches and kicks to the head, supermarket cashier Mohd Farhan Osmera slipped into a coma and died in the emergency ward of the Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) at about 9.30am on Friday.
Mr Mohd Farhan's mother, Suriah Asibi, 47 said her son returned home after playing futsal with one of the suspects at about 9pm that night but left again, saying that he was going to meet a friend.
"I was told that Farhan was stopped by one of the boys he was playing futsal with, and they had an argument.
"My son punched the boy in the face and people had to break up the fight," she told reporters at the UMMC mortuary on Saturday.
Police said the suspect returned with another five men and ganged up on Mr Mohd Farhan - cornering him at the fence of the futsal court. They then beat and kicked him.
The heartbroken mother said she wanted to see her son's alleged killers face-to-face.
"I want to ask (them) why (they) killed my son. I hope (they die) the way my son died," she cried, as reporters comforted her.
Petaling Jaya OCPD ACP Azmi Abu Kassim said Mr Mohd Farhan sustained injuries to his face, the back of his head and his neck.
"The fence of the court was dented, suggesting that there was a struggle. We believe the fight started after the suspect teased Mohd Farhan about his dead grandmother.
"We have arrested the six people believed to be involved in the beating and will remand them soon," he said, adding that the case was now being investigated as a murder.
ACP Azmi said the suspect also lodged a police report, claiming that he was beaten up by the victim.
This article was first published on Dec 08, 2014.
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