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    Three Sri Lankans have been killed in Malaysia

    The bodies of three Sri Lankan men were found in a house in Jalan Perentian Hilir, Sentul, Malaysia, with their hands tied and their heads covered with plastic, according to local reports.

    These bodies were found last night, which may be suspected to have been killed by some person or group.

    According to the report, it was possible to find the dead bodies piled up in the storage room of the house due to screams believed to have been caused by a fight. One of them was found naked.

    Kuala Lumpur police chief Alauddin Abdul Majid said police received a call from members of the public about a fight at a house in a four-storey apartment complex at around 11pm last night.

    Then the police Mobile Patrol Vehicle (MPV) team reached the house on the second floor and found the bodies of the three.

    Police said that during the inspection of the house, a 40-year-old Sri Lankan couple who rented the house were found and they have been detained to assist in the investigation.

    “One of the three victims involved is the son of a 20-year-old married couple,” he said at a press conference at the Sentul police headquarters today.

    Alauddin said preliminary investigation revealed that two foreigners were also present in the house during the clash but managed to escape from the spot.

    “There are 5 rooms in this house. It is understood that the couple, their child and two tenants were present in the incident.

    Investigation revealed that two Sri Lankan suspects living in Klang, Selangor came to the house to visit the couple whom they had known for the past six months.

    “It is said that they have been residing in that house for the past two days. “Based on this information, we believe this is a planned crime,” he said.

    He said that during the examination of the three bodies, there were marks on the body of one of the deceased.

    “The other two bodies involved had no visible signs of injury and we have seized a knife believed to be the murder weapon.

    The bodies of the three deceased have been sent to the Kuala Lumpur National Institute of Forensic Medicine for post-mortem today.

    The unemployed married couple were remanded for seven days from today till September 29 for further investigation under Section 302 of the Penal Code.

    Mr. Alauddin said that the police are still in the initial stage of revealing the motive behind the incident.

    “Further investigations are underway and we are tracking the two persons involved who are also prime suspects.

    “People with information on the whereabouts of the two suspects can contact the Kuala Lumpur Police Operations Center at 03-21460584/0585 or any nearby police station to assist in the investigation,” he said.

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