They must have learned from the nation's corrupted leaders who believe in silencing dissidents or obstacles by sacking them or jailing them or just simply blowing them into pieces to remove evidence.
A man was shot 16 times which led to his death in a gruesome incident near Setapak Central in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday afternoon (July 27).
At 3.35pm, the man, a 43-year-old moneylender and father of three, was driving along the road alone near the mall when four men on two motorcycles approached his car. (see video)
"They came when the victim's car was at the traffic light. One shooter went to the left and another to the right before both opened fire," said City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Rusdi Mohd Isa at a press conference at the Setapak police station.
He added that the shooter on the right of the car fired about three to four shots, while the other fired 12, and that both bikes quickly fled shortly after.
Both shooters were riding pillion.
Investigations on the body showed wounds on the head, body and legs.
The man had been en route to meet a relative nearby.
"Family members of the victim have confirmed his identity," said SAC Rusdi, adding that the police would withhold his identity from the press for now.
When asked if the shooting was gang-related, he said that "there is a possibility".
"We have early information on his background of being involved in gangs,"said SAC Rusdi.
He added that the victim had a previous arrest record in 2014 and that investigations will explore every avenue.
A post-mortem would be conducted on the body.
Wangsa Maju OCPD Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif asked members of the public who were present at the time of the shooting to come forward to their nearest police station with any information pertaining to the murder.
Following is the chronology of shooting cases nationwide in 2016 till this case:
A man was found dead with several gunshot wounds, believed to be shot from close range at Jalan Jinjang, Kuala Lumpur at 2.10pm. The victim was known as S. Surya Kumar, 41, found in a pool of blood in the driver's seat of a Mitsubishi Triton pick-up.
A businessman was shot dead from close range in front of a motorcycle shop at Jalan Datuk Keramat, Kuala Lumpur (3.30am). The victim, Syed Amen Jainul Abdin who was the owner of a nasi kandar restaurant and a car wash shop was found dead in the car he was driving.
A 45-year old security guard died while a lorry driver suffered severe injuries after being shot by a suspect riding a motorcyle in a 4am incident in front of a petrol station in Jalan Semenyih, Kajang.
A bodyguard of a businessman suffered severe injuries after being shot by two men in two separate cars at a roundabout near the Chaterfield town of the KLIA Commercial Centre, Sepang at 8.45pm. The bodyguard was driving a Mercedes Benz car heading to klia2 when the two men fired several gunshots.
Two men were killed after they were shot by two men on a motorcylce at Jalan Kolami at 7.30am. The victims, both from Sibu, Sarawak but lived in Sabah were identified as Hii Lam King, 36, and Ting Wen Hou, 23.
A man was shot dead by police while his girlfriend together with two of her friends were arrested in Jalan Kilang 51/A, Kuala Lumpur after they were believed to have been involved in several robbery and car theft cases.
Miri PKR Secretary and PKR candidate for Bekenu during the Sarawak state election, Bill Kayong, 43, was shot dead in his Toyota Hilux while waiting for the green light at a junction in Lutong, Miri in an 8.30am incident.
Around noon, two men, aged 30 and 34, who drove separate cars were shot at close range at the junction of the Sunway Batu Caves's main road in Kuala Lumpur while also waiting for the green light.
The prime suspect in the shooting case in Sunway Batu Caves was shot dead by police at a residential area in USJ 11/1D around 12.10pm. The 37-year old man was attempting to shoot the police before the police fired the shots.
In another incident, the general manager of a private company, aged 40, suffered severe injuries after he was shot while driving along the PLUS Highway near Desa Petaling here by an individual riding a motorcycle around 8.40 am.
A 32-year old woman who worked as a property agent died on the spot while her daughter was injured after the car they were in was shot at in a 2.30pm incident at Jalan Hujan Emas 4, Taman OUG. Nine suspects have been arrested to assist investigations into the case thus far.
A businessman cheated death when he was shot at several times by two suspects in front of his house in Taman Seri Fajar, near Batu Pahat, Johor, around 10pm.
A man was found dead with gunshot wounds on his head in Teluk Kulat, Pulau Banding, Perak. The victim was known as Khairul Azizan Zaidi, 29.
A family of four died after they believed to have been shot by their own family member using an unlicensed weapon at a chicken processing factory in the Batu Maung Industrial Zone, Penang, around 2.55am.
The only suspect in the case, was shot dead by the police, the next day in a gunfight.
Three men in their 50s escaped death when the car they were in was shot at by a group of unknown men in an attempted robbery at the Elite Highway heading towards Putrajaya around 9.30am. During the incident the victims were on their way to klia2, carrying some amount of money.
A 43-year old man was shot dead in his car while he was at the Jalan Taman Ibu Kota/Jalan Genting Klang junction in Kuala Lumpur at around 3.35 pm.