A 19-year-old youth was slashed to death after a motorcycle chase at the Menglembu industrial area here on Sunday night.
Perak Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Dzuraidi Ibrahim said eight people on four motorcycles pursued K. Pirathibaraj of Taman Buntung here at about 8pm.
He said they surrounded Pirathibaraj, who was trying to escape on his motorcycle, and slashed him in the head and body with parangs. The suspects fled.
Pirathibaraj died at the scene. Police classified the case as murder.
Dzuraidi said police had also seized two parangs at the crime scene. Bernama