Culprits who threw liquor bottle over Jalan Sultan Ismail have been detained, investigations ongoing

Source: Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap (Twitter)

A now-viral video recently circulated online, showing how a man had tossed a liquor bottle from a balcony towards Jalan Sultan Ismail. In the short 10 second clip, the heavy glass vessel was visibly lobbed down towards a streett filled with cars, potentially putting those below at risk of injury.

The video was quick to gain traction and many Malaysians have voiced their disapproval, pointing out how dangerous their acts are.

Liquor bottle throwing culprits & accomplices detained for further investigation

Following that, local journalist Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap has shared on Twitter that a total of 7 people were detained in connection with the incident. Among the 7 individuals detained, 4 are men and 3 are women, all of which were aged between 21 to 31. In a media statement issued by Dang Wangi Police Chief ACP Dellhan Bin Yahaya, the group will be held to assist in further investigations.

Source: Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap (Twitter)

The arrests were made yesterday on February 5, 2023 between 1:30 to 2:15pm. Of the 7 individuals that were arrested, two of the known culprits will be investigated under Section 268 of the Penal Code for Public Nuisance and Section 356 of the Penal Code for acting rashly or negligently as to endanger human life or the personal safety of others, in addition to Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act 1955.

Source: Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap (Twitter)

Furthermore, urine tests were conducted on all 7 individuals, with one of them testing positive for the drug Ketamine.

“Investigations will be conducted under section 15(a) of the Dangerous Drug Acts 1952 for that individual”, the statement read.

Media statement released by KPD Dang Wangi.
Source: Mohd Redzuan Abdul Manap (Twitter)

As for those who were affected by the said incident, PDRM has also urged them to come forward to help assist with the investigation. The authorities remind members of the public to not attempt such acts as it could have serious repercussions, while also potentially endangering the life of others.

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