Five Nigerians on student visas held for murder

polisPETALING JAYA: Five Nigerian men on student visas have been arrested after an African man was found murdered in Taman Cendana, Sungai Chua, near Kajang.

The dead man had no identification but was believed to be African.

A resident of the housing area found the man in a back lane at about 8.30pm on Friday. Kajang police chief Othman Nanyan said the man had been attacked with a parang.

A witness told police that three men had chased the victim and hacked him. Two of the weapons were recovered from a drain and another about 10m away. A car, believed to be the victim’s, was parked about 100m away.

The five suspects, aged 20 to 28, were picked up last night.