Road rage: Man found guilty of punching road user in Kulai


KULAI: A 33-year-old man was found guilty of punching a man in the face after getting into a heated argument at Jalan Persiaran Sri Putri Utama, here.

Kulai OCPD Supt Tan Seng Lee said the incident occurred at 2.42pm on June 9 when a 34-year-old van driver was stopped by the suspect, who was in a car.

“Investigation revealed that the fight started after the victim's van almost crashed with the suspect’s car at an intersection at Taman Gunung Pulai.

“After stopping the victim, the suspect then punched him in the face, causing injury to his lips and cheek,” he said in a statement here on Wednesday (June 12).

Supt Tan added that the suspect was arrested on the same day at 8.30pm.

“A background check revealed that the suspect has a criminal record and tested negative for drugs,” he said.

“The suspect had also been convicted at the Kulai Magistrate Court on Wednesday under Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt.

“He was sentenced to a RM1,000 fine and four months imprisonment upon failure to pay,” he said, adding that the suspect was not the son of a police officer, as claimed by a post on Telegram.

Earlier, a three-minute, 27-second video was posted on Telegram showing a man quarrelling at a roadside in Kulai.

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