Investigations yet to uncover any link between attacks on footballers, says IGP

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will have to determine the motive for the acid attack on footballer Faisal Halim before they can link it to other cases involving footballers, says Tan Sri Razarudin Husain.

"If we can determine the motive then maybe we can say this," the Inspector-General of Police said at a press conference at Menara KPJ here on Friday (May 24).

On the robbery of Selangor player Ahmad Khuzaimi Piee, he said that it was likely that the suspect observed his victim's routines.

"He (Ahmad) goes for training in the afternoon and people notice this.

"Footballers have a lot of money and the suspect stole a bag and motorcycle leading to RM15,000 in losses," he said.

Razarudin also said they were looking at the video of the acid attack that went viral recently.

"We will use the footage, it is not a problem," he said.

He said it was possible victims were rattled at the time of the incident and could not correctly recall what happened.

If the witness tells us something that doesn't match the footage, we will call him back to add to or correct statements given earlier," he said, adding that 23 people have had their statements recorded so far.

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