Cops: Probe paper on man slashed for making MACC report submitted to DPP

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have completed their investigation in the case of a man claiming he was slashed by a member of a political party for making a complaint to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

Sentul district police chief Asst Comm Beh Eng Lai (pic, centre), when contacted Monday (Aug 8), said the case was investigated under Section 324 of the Penal Code (for voluntarily causing hurt by dangerous weapons or means) and the investigation paper had been submitted to the deputy public prosecutor’s office for further action.

He said the 36-year-old suspect in the case was still in remand after being arrested on Saturday (Aug 6) following a report by a 42-year-old local man.

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The victim, who sustained a 3cm-deep wound on his left wrist, claimed that the suspect attacked him with a knife at 4pm on Friday (Aug 5) in Jalan Ipoh here.

Police found that there was an apparent misunderstanding between the victim and the suspect, who was unhappy about a report lodged with the MACC over alleged misappropriation of money. – Bernama

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