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Man Hits Senior Citizen With Helmet Over Dispute In Petrol Station

A closed-circuit television (CCTV) of a man smashing his helmet into a senior citizen had went viral on social media.

The video was uploaded to an Instagram account, @careta_malaysia and it is believed that the incident took place at the Shell Petrol Station at Jalan Duta.

In the video, it can be seen both the car is moving into the same fuel pump as the motorcyclist, but the car made it into the fuel pump before the motorcyclist does.

After stopping the vehicle, the senior citizen got out of his car and he was approached by motorcyclist. There appeared to be a dispute between them and the senior citizen can been seen asking him to queue at another fuel pump.

However, the motorcyclist then smash his helmet into the senior citizen, causing him to collapse to the ground. Two workers of the petrol station quickly reach out to the senior citizen to check out on him.

Source: Instagram

After doing so, the motorcyclist fled the scene with his motorcycle and left the petrol station.

Meanwhile, The Star reported that the 38 year-old suspect had been arrested and he has a prior record for a drug-related crime and is still wanted by police over the 2010 case.

“We have seized a motorcycle, helmet and clothes believed to be used by the suspect during the assault.” Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Amihizam Abd Shukor said in a statement.

He added that the 64 year-old victim received treatment at a nearby hospital and was discharged on Sunday (14 November). The police will be taking his statement once he had recovered and is ready.

Amihizam said the case had been classified as intentionally causing hurt with a weapon.

“We have obtained a three-day remand order on the suspect to facilitate further investigations.” he said, urging anyone who witnessed the incident to come forward immediately.

Those with information can contact the Brickfields police hotline at 03-2297 9222, or the city police hotline at 03-2115 9999.


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