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Man Run Over By Train In Malaysia Is Indian. Police confirmed the man who was run over by the Express Rail Link (ERL) near an interchange station in...

Kuala Lumpur: Police confirmed the man who was run over by the Express Rail Link (ERL) near an interchange station in Malaysia, was an Indian national, media reported on Tuesday.

After verifying with two witnesses, police confirmed the victim as 39-year-old Jagdish Singh, Astro Awani news channel reported.

The victim’s identity was also confirmed after police recorded a witness statement of the owner of a retail shop who admitted to holding Singh's passport.

"The victim has pledged his passport because he could not pay his debt to the shop owner. The last time the witness met with the victim was at 1 p.m. on Saturday because the victim wanted to take his passport back but the witness has forgotten where he placed it and told the victim to come back on Monday," a police official said.

He added that the victim often came to the grocery store drunk.

Another witness was called by police as his number was on a piece of paper found with the victim.

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