GEORGE TOWN: A young man in his early 20s sustained serious injuries after he was bashed and hacked by a group of people before exiting out from a cinema in Jalan Tun Dr Awang.
The victim and his friend left the cinema at 2.30am on Sunday after a midnight screening when the incident happen. A group of nine men armed with helmets and parang chased them at the cinema’s exit path.
The victim was caught by the group and was bashed and slashed which left him critically injured. Sources said that the incident allegedly occurred because the group of men were angered that the victim was “staring” at them.
Police have arrested two suspects and they have also identified other suspects and will rounding them up soon.