THE mother of one of the eight teenage cyclists who was killed when a woman ploughed into them two years ago in Johor Baru is distraught over negative comments by netizens, reported Berita Harian.
Nur Cahaya Amrul, whose son Fauzan Halmijah was among the victims, said those who died had paid the ultimate price for their mistake.
“Why are netizens still judging us?” she asked.
It was reported that the victims had been out joyriding when the accident happened at 3.30am along Jalan Lingkaran Dalam.
Nur Cahaya, 39, said her husband and her had accepted the Magistrate Court’s decision to release the sales promoter on charges of reckless driving.
“But I am hurt by comments on Facebook that blame victims’ parents for the incident, ” she said.
The mother of five said she had been holding back her feelings about people’s scornful views for two years.
> Actress Datin Diana Danielle said her six-year-old son Muhammad is going to be involved in an action film directed by his father Datuk Farid Kamil Zahari, the same daily reported.
Diana, 28, said they see their son’s passion in the extreme sport and decided to get him involved in the Remp-It 2 film.
Muhammad had a keen interest in motorsports and could ride the motocross bike for hours, she said.
“The rides are always under supervision by an experienced trainer. He gets very excited and practised for more than four hours, ” she said.
> Three schools in Kuala Selangor are closed for three days, starting Oct 30, as they are being used as temporary evacuation centres, Sinar Harian reported.
The Selangor Education Department said the schools involved are Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Parit Mahang, SK Ijok and SK Pasangan.
The closures, for use as evacuation centres were ordered by the Kuala Selangor State Disaster Management Committee.