BUKIT MERTAJAM: The imam of Surau Simpang Tiga Kubang Ulu was killed in a hit-and-run in Jalan Kubang Ulu here today.
Che Saad Mat Aisa, 67, was riding his motorcycle when the machine collided with a Proton Wira in the 7am crash.
The victim, who sustained head injuries died on the spot while the motorist fled from the scene.
A police spokesman said Che Saad was returning home after leading subuh prayers and having breakfast at a food stall when the accident occurred. The body was sent to the Bukit Mertajam Hospital.
Che Saad requested the driver of Proton Wira bearing registration number PFC 9506 to contact the nearest police station to facilitatre investigations.- BERNAMA