A cigarette van driver (suspect) who is believed to be mentally unstable, went on and stab two man and two woman in Taman Melati and Taman Gombak respectively.
The incident started about 11.20AM when the cigarette van driver (suspect) dropped by at a grocery shop in Gombak. Out of nowhere, the 26 year old started stabbing the grocery shop owner and her female worker whom are in the age of 40 and 60 respectively.(Both are severely injured and currently being treated at Kuala Lumpur Hospital)
He then continued his journey in his van to Taman Melati’s LRT station and rammed over another van which was transporting mineral water. The suspect then got out from his van and stabbed the driver of that van killing him on the spot.
He then continued driving to Jalan Tumbuhan which is about 200m from the grocery store (first incident) and rammed over a Toyota Prius which was driven by a male youth. The suspect then stabbed him which killed him on the spot as well.
According to City Police CID Deputy Chief Assistant Commissioner, Khairi Ahrasa, the 26 year old suspect is currently being treated as well from injuries as he was scuffling with the public when they tried to apprehend him.