Man detained after exposing himself and trying to grab woman


  • Nation
  • Friday, 19 Apr 2019

JOHOR BARU (Bernama): Police detained a local man on suspicion of behaving indecently towards a woman at an insurance agent's office near Kota Tinggi on Thursday evening (April 18).

The arrest came in the wake of a closed-circuit television (CCTV) recording that had gone viral.

The 1.29-minute recording shows the suspect entering the office, apparently revealing his private parts and trying to grab hold of the woman.

Fortunately, she manages to escape and get out of the premises.

Kota Tinggi District Police Chief Supt Ahsmon Bajah said the man, in his 50s, was detained at 6.15pm.

“The suspect was detained less than 24 hours after he was believed to have acted in an indecent manner at 8.30am on Wednesday (April 17).

“The police would like to thank the informant whose help resulted in the quick arrest,” he told Bernama.

He added that the suspect would be brought to the Kota Tinggi Court on  Friday morning (April 19) for a remand application. – Bernama