6 suspects remanded in connection with brutal murder at Johor petrol station

A video of the attack at a Johor Baru petrol station has gone viral.
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Malaysian police have remanded six people over a brutal murder carried out at a petrol station in Johor Baru on Sunday (Dec 17).

Among the six, one is a 19-year-old teenage girl and the remaining five are men in their twenties, The Star reported.

The six suspects are being held on a seven-day remand order.

The teen was arrested with another suspect on Wednesday.

It is believed that the other suspects were arrested the following day.

Reports have so far identified the victim as a 44-year-old man named Ah Chiu, who reportedly was a secret society leader.

According to New Straits Times, the victim’s Vietnamese wife was in his car when he was attacked while checking on the tyres.

She managed to flee to safety when the fight worsened, NST reported. The group of attackers went on to stab their victim in the chest, before running over him twice with their BMW car.

Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said earlier this week that authorities believed the incident was caused by a triad fight.