Tok said background checks showed the suspect had no criminal or drug history. ― Photo by Ahmad Zamzahuri
By Ben Tan
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 1:19 p.m. GMT
KULAI, September 21 – Police have arrested a man for swearing and obstructing officers from carrying out their duties while on patrol in Taman Senai Jaya, Johor last night.
Kulai Police Chief Superintendent Tok Beng Yeow said the incident happened around 9:20 p.m. yesterday when officers from Senai Police Station encountered the man in his 30s driving his motorbike against the running without wearing a helmet in the residential area.
“The suspect was then asked to produce his ID card for a summons to be issued. However, he refused to cooperate and used abusive language, including threatening officers,” Tok said in a statement today. today.
Tok said the man was arrested and taken to Kulai District Police Headquarters.
He said background checks showed the suspect had no criminal or drug history.
“The suspect has been remanded in custody for three days from today after Magistrate Sharifah Maleeha Syed Hussin granted the remand request,” he added.
The man is being investigated under Section 186 of the Penal Code for preventing an official from carrying out his duties.