Ulu Tiram police station attack: King expresses condolences to families of slain policemen

PETALING JAYA: His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, King of Malaysia expresses his condolences to the families of the two policemen that were killed in the line of duty in Ulu Tiram early Friday (May 17) morning.

On His Majesty's official Facebook page, Sultan Ibrahim also expressed sadness over the deaths of Constable Ahmad Azza Fahmi Azhar and Constable Muhamad Syafiq Ahmad Said following the early morning attack at the Ulu Tiram police station in Johor.

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"Al-Fatihah to these two national heroes who had perished in this tragedy. May they be placed amongst the righteous and virtuous," the post read.

Earlier Friday, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said that a third policeman was injured after he was shot by the suspect during the attack.

Seven people, including two students and a 62-year-old man believed to be a member of Jemaah Islamiyah, have been arrested following the attack.

Razarudin said investigations resulted in the arrest of five family members of the suspect, including his 62-year-old father, who is believed to be a member of Jemaah Islamiyah.

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