A warden with Singapore's Changi Prison died after him and his friend were ambushed outside a pub in Johor Bahru.
According to a report in AsiaOne, Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Zainuddin Yaacob said the attack was a result of a misunderstanding after the victim brought beverages from outside into the entertainment premises.
The 43-year-old man, identified only as Ravi, and his friend M. Gunaseelan, 29 were attacked when they exited a popular entertainment outlet along Jalan Melodies Merah in Taman Melodies at around 5am on Sunday.
Ravi died after he was stabbed three times by several men who cornered him.
Gunaseelan said two men chased and punched him while the others went after Ravi and stabbed him.
"I threw my wallet with RM700 inside at them and asked them not to hurt me further.
"When I turned to look at Ravi, he was already lifeless."
He also added that Ravi, a Singapore permanent resident, left behind a 39-year-old wife and a three-year-old daughter.
Those with information can call the police hotline at 07-2212 999 or head to the nearest police station.