Ulu Tiram attack: Perak govt to contribute RM5,000 to Fahmi's family, says MB

LENGGONG: The Perak state government will donate RM5,000 to the family of the late Konstabel Ahmad Azza Fahmi Azhar who died in the attack at the Ulu Tiram police station in Johor, early Friday (May 17) morning.

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Saarani Mohamad said the allocation was also donated to three more victims of the helicopter crash at the Royal Malaysian Navy Base in Lumut, last month.

Saarani said all the recipients of the donation were natives of Perak.

"The Perak government will contribute cash amounting to RM5,000, the allocation is not only for the policeman who was killed (Ulu Tiram police station attack) but also to the families of the victims of the helicopter crash," he said.

He told reporters after officiating the Perak Agrotourism Carnival 2024 which was also attended by Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah, who is also Lenggong MP, at Tasik Raban Resort here Saturday (May 18).

In the incident at 2.45am Friday, Ahmad Azza Fahmi, 22, and colleague Konstabel Muhamad Syafiq Ahmad Said, 24, died after being attacked by a masked man armed with a machete while another colleague, Corporal Mohd Hasif Roslan, was injured when he was shot in the attack incident at the police station.

Police confirmed that a 21-year-old male suspect was shot dead in the incident.

In an incident on April 23, 10 RMN personnel and officers died in the tragedy of two helicopters crashing while undergoing a fly-past in conjunction with the 90th anniversary of RMN at Lumut RMN Base. - Bernama

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