RAWANG: A man, believed to be a drug addict, allegedly threatened his father with a parang here.
Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Arifai Tarawe said the incident occurred at around 10pm on Thursday (Nov 26) at a house at Taman Bukit Rawang Jaya.
"The 20-year-old suspect got angry with his father because he complained to the suspect's friends about his drug use and constant demands for money.
"The suspect brandished a parang and threatened to slash his father," he said in a statement on Friday (Nov 27).
He said police arrested the suspect at a house in Taman Bukit Rawang Jaya at around 2.15am on Friday.
"We also seized a parang believed to be used in the incident. The case is being investigated as criminal intimidation," he said, adding that the suspect has been remanded for four days.
In an unrelated case, a man was arrested over a car workshop break-in at Taman Batu Greenwood on Nov 19.
"We received a report from a woman that the workshop she owned was broken into.
"There were traces that the door had been pried open and cash as well as with several tools worth a total of RM7,730 were missing," he said, adding that police raided a house at Gombak Permai on Thursday.
He said three suspects who were at the side of the house fled the scene.
"We managed to arrest a 33-year-old suspect near the Permai flats. We later raided a premises along Jalan Stesen and seized a car battery believed to have been stolen," he said, adding that the suspect had been remanded for six days to help with investigations.
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