Form Five student badly hurt in fall from school block

KULAI: A Form Five student has sustained broken bones and internal injuries after falling from the fourth floor of her school building here.

Kulai OCPD Supt Tok Beng Yeow said the incident was reported by a teacher from the school at 1.26pm on Tuesday (Nov 16).

“The student had just completed her examination before walking towards the corridor on the fourth floor of the school block," said Supt Tok

“She then fell about 40m from the fourth floor,” he added on Thursday (Nov 18).

The school authorities immediately called an ambulance and the victim was rushed to Hospital Temenggong Seri Maharaja Tun Ibrahim here for emergency treatment, said Supt Tok.

“After the fall, the student was bleeding on her head and face, had broken both her arms, and suffered internal injuries,” Supt Tok added.

The case was being investigated under Section 309 of the Penal Code, which carries a maximum jail term of one year, a fine, or both upon conviction.

Those suffering from problems can reach out to: Mental Health Psychosocial Support Service (03-2935 9935 or 014-322 3392); Talian Kasih (15999 or WhatsApp 019-261 5999); Jakim’s Family, Social and Community care centre (WhatsApp 0111-959 8214); and Befrienders Kuala Lumpur (03-7627 2929 or a full list of numbers and operating hours).

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