Cops confirm receiving report on viral Muar road rage incident


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 16 Mar 2021

MUAR (Bernama): Police have confirmed receiving a report over a road rage incident that took place at Pekan Parit Jawa here Monday (March 15).

Muar OCPD Asst Comm Zaharudin Rasip said investigations found that the incident, at about 3.25pm Monday, involved a 26-year-old woman who was attacked by a 25-year-old male suspect.

"The incident was believed to have stemmed from a misunderstanding between the two parties which had led the suspect to act aggressively.

"The suspect was said to have broken the right side mirror of the victim’s car, hit the windscreen and caused damage to the bonnet using his helmet, ” he said in a statement here Tuesday (March 16).

A video of the incident has been making the rounds on social media since Monday.

Zaharudin said preliminary investigations found that the suspect suffered from a mental disorder and was still undergoing treatment, adding that the case was being investigated under Section 427 of the Penal Code. - Bernama

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