Police Arrested Man who Causes Accidents Intentionally, 13 Prior Cases

The police have arrested a motorcyclist who deliberately hit another vehicle and caused an accident in order to be able to claim compensation.

The 41-year-old unemployed man was arrested at a house in Changkat Bukit Gambir, Gelugor, Penang.

North East District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Razlam Ab Hamid said, further review found that the suspect has 13 previous records, five involving crimes and eight related to drug cases.

“We have completed the investigation papers and submitted them to the Deputy Public Prosecutor (TPR) for further action.

“Following that, we received instructions to charge the suspect in court this Thursday according to Section 384 of the Penal Code,” he said when contacted today.

Section 384 of the Penal Code is the law regarding the offence of extortion.

Last Sunday, a photo and video went viral on social media showing a motorcyclist who deliberately hitting a car before claiming that the fault was caused by the owner of the vehicle involved. He then asked for damages ranging from RM20 to RM60 from the car owner on the grounds that his side mirror was broken due to the incident.

Police Hunts Man who Causes Accidents to Claim Money

Wahid's lust for motorcycles was spurred on by his late-Dad's love for his Lambretta on which he courted, married his mother, and took baby Wahid riding on it. He has since worked in the motorcycle and automotive industry for many years, before taking up riding courses and testing many, many motorcycles since becoming a motojournalist. Wahid likes to see things differently. What can you say about a guy who sees a road safety message in AC/DC's "Highway to Hell."

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