A 32-year-old Nigerian man identified as Toheeb Salau aka Gentee, has been stabbed to death in Malaysia after confronting one Goru Emerald Edirin for harassing his pregnant wife at an entertainment outlet in Jalan Tun Razak area of Kuala Lumpur.
Eight Nigerian nationals, comprising six men and two women, were arrested by the police in connection with the fatal clash, which occurred in the wee of Sunday, October 2, 2022
According to multiple reports, the suspect, Edirin also known as Frothy who is alleged to be a cultist allegedly slapped the deceased wife in the butt.
A source said, “The deceased was at a club house with his pregnant wife when the cultist (who is the leader of Aye confraternity in Malaysia) slapped her ass. He confronted the cultist and they almost fought at the club house but people intervened and settled the matter.
The victim then left the club to another club. The cultist and his gang followed him to the new club where he stabbed him to death and injured two of his friends.”
The victim died from severe injuries while undergoing treatment in the hospital while his two other friends are still battling for life.
Confirming the incident, Wangsa Maju district police chief, Supt Ashari Abu Samah, said that on Sunday morning around 5:35 police officers on duty in Wangsa Maju control centre received information from a police personnel at the Pudu police station that three African nationals were injured during a gang fight and warded at a private hospital.
Samah said, “Investigations revealed that the victims were involved in a fight with a group of Africans. One of the victims, a 32-year-old man died of severe injuries while receiving treatment at the hospital. He is believed to have been slashed at the back of his neck.”
According to Ashari, the eight foreigners who were arrested, aged between 26 and 40, were taken to the Wangsa Maju District police headquarters for further action and the case investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.