MIRI - A middle-aged businessman has been shot dead in a Mafia-style attack at a traffic light junction near Mega Hotel.
The victim, who was shot inside his four-wheel drive vehicle in the 6pm incident yesterday, was believed to have died instantly.
He was believed to have been driving along Jalan Permaisuri and heading into the city centre when he was shot, possibly by someone riding a motorcycle.
It is believed that the victim, aged 48 and from Miri, was involved in various businesses.
Miri Police chief ACP Mun Kock Keong has confirmed the shooting.