Grab driver found dead in car
KUALA LUMPUR: A Grab driver was found dead with strangulation marks on his neck at about 8.20pm on Saturday.
Aiman Nosri (pic), 27, was found in his car at a parking lot in Taman Selayang Makmur here.
Gombak district deputy police chief Supt Tey Kong Seng said Aiman was found in the back seat with his head on the floor and his legs upright.
“Police found lacerations on his neck but no weapon was found at the scene,” he said.
Based on records, the victim was said to have last ferried passengers from Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock to Selayang Baru at 9.34pm on Thursday.
Meanwhile, country head of Grab Malaysia Sean Goh said Aiman was hardworking, according to passengers’ feedback. —Bernama
MP does his bit for the environment
KUALA TERENGGANU: Kuala Terengganu MP Ahmad Amzad Mohamed picking up garbage at the Kuala Ibai beach recently.
Public places such as the beach and recreational centres are littered with waste due to lack of civic-mindedness.
Ahmad Amzad said on his Facebook page that awareness campaigns to keep public places clean would be held in the state.
Such programmes are in line with the state government’s policy to emphasise cleanliness. — Bernama
JPJ’s new strategy has positive impact
TAPAH: The education, prevention and enforcement strategy implemented by the Road Transport Department (JPJ) during Aidilfitri has had a positive impact, especially in reducing accidents, its director-general said.
Datuk Seri Shaharuddin Khalid said the strategy included going undercover in buses and at bus terminals and conducting motorcycle patrols on the road.
He said the approach was considered effective, considering the 19% drop in various summonses issued, or 30,820 compared to 37,913 summonses recorded in the same period last year.
Shaharuddin said 35,948 summonses were issued under the Automated Awareness Security System during the operation which ended yesterday. — Bernama
New students for the foundation and diploma programmes at Universiti Pertahanan Nasional registering for the 2018-19 academic session at the campus in Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur, yesterday. — Bernama