KOTA BARU: A police Inspector was killed when his car was involved in an accident at KM5 Jalan Palekbang-Tumpat near Wakaf King, Tumpat on Sunday (Feb 5) night.
Kelantan police chief Comm Datuk Muhamad Zaki Harun said in the 11.30pm incident, Inspector Chong Yeong Ren, 29, died from severe head injuries.
"The victim was heading home in Kampung Terbak when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into two lamp posts.
"He was pinned in his seat and confirmed dead at the scene. Insp Chong's body was taken to the Hospital Tumpat Forensic Unit for a post-mortem," he said in a statement on Monday (Feb 6).
"On behalf of the Kelantan police, we express our condolences to the family of the deceased,” he said.
Comm Muhamad Zaki said the late Insp Chong, who began serving the force on June 3, 2019 at Tumpat district police headquarters, had always shown strong commitment to his work. – Bernama