Police identify four RMAF personnel killed in shooting incident


KUCHING (Bernama): The police have identified the four Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) personnel who were killed in the shooting incident at the RMAF Camp in Kota Samarahan here early Friday (Aug 13).

Samarahan Police chief DSP Sudirman Kram said they were Corporal (Cpl) Ho Swee Boon from Lundu; Cpl Mohamad Ehsan Sehamat from Asajaya; Cpl Sharif Mohd Siddiq Al-Attas Wan Sabli from Kuching; and Aircraftman Luk Nesly anak Nabau from Sibu.

He said an initial investigation found that the suspect had gone on a rampage and entered the guard station at the Handau Squadron 330 camp and took the firearms that were there.

There were several other RMAF personnel at the guard station at that time, he said.

"The suspect had even asked them whether they want to live or die. Sharif tried to calm him down but he fired a shot that hit Sharif in the stomach, prompting the others to run for safety,” he said in a statement here today.

Earlier, Sarawak Police Commissioner Datuk Aidi Ismail, when contacted, confirmed the incident, saying that further investigations were ongoing.

The RMAF in a statement said that a shooting incident involving four of its personnel occurred at 7.15am today while they were on duty at the camp.

The RMAF also urged all quarters not to make any speculation until the police concluded their investigations and that they would also set up an investigation board to ascertain the cause of the incident. - Bernama
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

RMAF , shooting , police , aidi ismail

   

Next In Nation

Penang cops nab 40 over triad recruitment drive at upscale restaurant
Driver dies after crashing car into lorry in early morning accident
Incumbent S'gor rep expected to join Warisan when it spreads wings to Peninsular Malaysia on Dec 17
Welcome home: First VTL-Land bus arrives safely at Larkin Sentral Bus Terminal
Covid-19: Nearly 86% of Malaysia's teens fully vaccinated as of Sunday (Nov 28)
Two fatal cases of JE infection in Kota Setar district, says Kedah Health director
Covid-19: Govt yet to decide on booster shot requirement for 'Fully Vaccinated' status, says Khairy
Committee to tackle oil royalty issue proposed
Hajiji: Cultivate unity via celebration of diversity
Calling all Indonesian travellers

Others Also Read


Vouchers