Drug addict drives parents out of house


Under the influence: The drug suspect being detained by AADK officers during a raid at his parents’ house.

A COUPLE from Besut, Terengganu was forced to leave their own house in Kampung Keluang after being constantly harassed by their drug addict son, Kosmo! reported.

Their 34-year-old son had also threatened them when they refused to give him money.

The couple, aged 54 and 48, finally decided to live with their daughter.

They were relieved to hear their son was detained by the National Anti-Drugs Agency (AADK) during a raid at the house.

Besut AADK chief Noor Hafizza Mat Zin said the son was asleep when they entered the house, which was in a terrible state.

“He was not just smelly and in a mess, the house was also dirty. We were also afraid that he would become aggressive, ” she said.

> A teenager saved his four younger siblings and older brother from a fire at their rented home in Kampung Tebing Tinggi, Kelantan, Sinar Harian reported.

Aliah Ismail, 14, said he saw sparks near the gas tank in the kitchen.

At the time, his older brother Ibrahim was in the toilet where he was washing clothes and Aliah quickly rushed to his younger siblings who were watching television in the living room.

“I brought them out of the house but my older brother was still in danger, so I ran back into the house to get him.

“The fire spread very quickly and my brother got hurt, ” he said.

Aliah said Ibrahim suffered burns to his left leg, right wrist and neck, and was taken to Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital.

Their mother was away at work at the time.

The above article is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this ' >'sign, it denotes a separate news item.


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