QuickCheck: Was a foreigner attacked with a weapon in Kuala Selangor as seen in a viral video?


RECENTLY, a video went viral after it was uploaded to the “Jabatan Netizen Malaysia (Official)” Facebook page, and it is claimed that a foreigner was attacked by several men. Did this happen?

Verdict:

TRUE

In a statement on Monday (June 20), Kuala Selangor district police chief Supt Ramli Kasa said that a police report had been lodged by the victim.

He said the victim had alleged that he had been beaten and injured with a sharp weapon.

“A suspect had been detained by a friend of the victim and a parang used in the incident was seized,” he added.

Supt Ramli said that an investigation had been conducted under Section 324 of the Penal Code for causing hurt with a weapon.

He added that the suspect was charged at the Kuala Selangor Magistrate's Court for the offence.

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