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Textile trader found murdered outside stall


GEORGE TOWN: A textile trader in Chowrasta market here was found murdered outside his stall today.

The body of Mohamed Badusha Kalandar Masthan, 41, was found in a pool of blood by passers-by at about 8.30am.

State police chief Datuk Wira Abdul Rahim Hanafi said a man, believed known by the victim, has surrendered himself at the Northeast Police District headquarters about an hour later.

“We believe the victim was involved in a fight with someone he knew.

“The victim’s body was riddled with stab wounds and there is a large gash on his neck,” he said.

Abdul Rahim said the case would be investigated under Section 32 of the Penal Code for murder.


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