Elderly Man With Alzheimer Fined For Driving Against Traffic In Perak

A video recently went viral of an elderly who was driving dangerously against traffic along the Persisiran Pantai Barat (WCE) Highway near the Sitiawan Selatan exit

elderly man with alzheimer fined for driving against traffic in perakPhoto via Facebook (Polis Daerah Manjung)

According to Berita Harian, the car was driven by an 83-year-old uncle who suffers from Alzheimer’s. And according to the viral video, the uncle was on his way back to his home in Ayer Tawar. 

Manjung police chief, Assistant Commissioner Nor Omar Sappi said the traffic police from IPD Manjung managed to track down the uncle and was fined for driving recklessly under Section 79(2) of the Road Transport Act 1987. 

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Posted by Polis Daerah Manjung on Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Oh no, so kesian! We hope that things will get better for the uncle.

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat