On Sunday, March 11th, a Nigerian man in Malaysia died after jumping from the 13th floor of a condominium, apparently to avoid being arrested.
According to reports, Police were conducting a raid at an apartment in Desa Aman Puri, Kuala Lumpur, following the Report of a 58-year-old woman who lost RM13,200 ($4,443) in a parcel scam.
Gombak District police Chief, Ali Ahmad, said the police arrested a Nigerian man and a Filipino woman in a raid at about 12.30am before raiding another unit an hour later.
The District Police Chief in a press conference said: “Another Nigerian man evaded arrest and was believed to have jumped off the 13th floor of the condom.
“Seven debit cards, eight mobile phones and five laptops were seized during the raid.”
Mr Ali Ahmad added that authorities in Gombak district were investigating 84 cases of parcel scams with losses totalling RM531,660.