Tunku Mahkota Johor extends condolences to JDT player who lost baby in road accident


JOHOR BARU: Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) Football Club owner Tunku Ismail Ibni Sultan Ibrahim has extended his condolences to the club’s player, Muhammad Syafiq Ahmad, who lost his newborn baby in a fatal accident.

“We are always with you, Syafiq. May they rest in peace. Al-Fatihah.

I plead with the public to refrain from sharing related photos and videos as a mark of respect to the sensitivity and feelings of Syafiq and his family, ” said the Tunku Mahkota Johor in a statement on Sunday (Dec 6).

The 22-day-old baby of Muhammad Syafiq was killed in a road accident in Penang that also injured his wife and daughter.

Aside from Muhammad Syafiq's baby, 45-year-old Zainab Wahab and a woman in her 30s - Titik Sukanti - were also killed when the multi-purpose vehicle they were travelling in skidded and crashed into a road divider at KM163.0 of North South Highway near Sungai Bakap.

A Penang Fire and Rescue Department spokesperson said that Muhammad Syafiq and his two-year-old daughter sustained light injuries, while his wife was seriously injured.

"The department received a call at 5.36am, informing them about the accident and arrived 10 minutes later at the scene," he said in a statement on Sunday (Dec 6).

He said upon arriving at the scene firefighters found six victims in the car, adding that three of them were pinned in the severely-damaged MPV.

He said the firefighters used rescue tools to extricate the bodies from the wrecked vehicle after rescuing the injured victims.

The spokesman added that the victims trapped in the vehicle were successfully extracted at 6.10am.

All three victims were declared dead at the scene and were handed over to the police for further action.

The operation ended at 6.12am.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Five held over online scam targeting Chinese nationals
Radzi: 90.5% teachers have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine as of Sept 20
Fuel prices Sept 23-29: RON97 up two sen to RM2.75 per litre, RON95, diesel remain unchanged
New SOP for domestic, international ships to Labuan starting Friday (Sept 24)
Man denies helping Nur Sajat escape to Thailand
Kampar farmers urge Perak govt to let them work on state land
Budget 2022: Govt, Opposition start holding discussions
Elderly woman found dead on Johor beach
Bidor-Tanjung Malim gas pipeline will strengthen automotive industry, says Perak MB
Relaxed SOP to enter Labuan beginning Sept 24

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers