Seeing His Way Blocked,Frustrated Man Persistently Honked Outside Surau During Friday Prayers, Attacked By Mob

A 28-year-old man was injured and the car he that was driving, damaged, when he was attacked by several men outside a surau just after Friday prayers concluded at Taman Austin Perdana here today.

Johor Criminal Investigation Department chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said the 1.30pm incident occurred when the man found another car blocking his path and he started honking.

“After that, a man appeared to move the car and the disgruntled driver honked the other man again as he was driving off.

“Suddenly a group of men approached the first driver and started hitting him with their hands and helmet. The complainant’s vehicle was also damaged,” said Kamarul in a statement.


Kamarul said a face-to-face meeting was conducted between the driver and members of the surau’s committee at the Setia Indah police station after incident

“All parties involved have agreed to leave the matter for the police to investigate,” he said, adding the case was being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code for rioting.

He said police are now tracing the people who attacked the man.



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