KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman is using various means to track down Perak PKR chief Farhash Wafa Salvador Rizal Mubarak in connection with a brawl in Ampang on Merdeka night, says Comm Datuk Huzir Mohamed (pic).
The Bukit Aman CID director said police are aware that the victim has withdrawn the police report on the incident but Farhash is still wanted as the prime suspect in the case.
"We are using various means to track him down, including checking Immigration records.
"We hope to apprehend him soon," he told a press conference after a visit by Chief Secretary to the Government to Bukit Aman's Special Action Unit on Sunday (Sept 8).
Asked whether the victim was intimidated into withdrawing his report, Comm Huzir said police will record the complainant's statement as well.
"Investigations into the case is still ongoing and Farhash must surrender as soon as possible.
"We will refer the investigation papers to the Attorney General's Chambers once it has been concluded," he said.
It was reported that Farhash, who is also PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim's political secretary, said he would aid police in their investigations into the brawl on Aug 31 after he was made aware of a police report on the matter in which his brother was named.
The fight on Aug 31 started when one man pushed another at a sports complex in Ampang. The management was, however, able to stop the fight from escalating.
Unfortunately, the matter didn't end there. The two men met again at the venue's motorcycle parking lot and were later joined by 10 other men.
There, the victim was attacked with helmets, knives and chairs.
Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat had said the victim's friends tried their best to help but failed and the victim suffered injuries to his waist and genitals.
The case is being investigated under Section 148 of the Penal Code for possessing weapons or missiles at a riot.