KOTA BARU (Bernama): Besut district police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi is in stable condition in hospital and his severed right thumb has been reattached following a machete attack on Thursday (Aug 15).
This was disclosed by Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Mazlan Mansor, who visited Supt Mohd Zamri, at the intensive care unit of the Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital in Kubang Kerian on Friday (Aug 16).
He said doctors reattached Supt Mohd Zamri's severed right thumb in a 17-hour surgery after the attack by a mentally unstable man at 12.50pm in front of the police officer's house in Kampung Padang Luas, Besut.
"He is under the observation of the doctors, " Mazlan told reporters after visiting Supt Mohd Zamri who was also injured in the back of the head in the attack.
Terengganu police chief Datuk Aidi Ismail and Kelantan police deputy chief SAC Abdullah Mohammad Piah also visited him.
Mazlan said the attack was by a mentally unstable man and there is no criminal element in the case. - Bernama