Man Who Went Viral For Threatening Police Officer With Knife In Pandan Indah Has Been Arrested

Police have arrested a man who ran amok and chased two police officers with a knife in Pandan Indah, Ampang on Wednesday (18 January).

man who went viral for threatening police officer with knife in pandan indah has been arrestedPhoto via Facebook (我们是马来西亚人 We are Malaysians)

The Ampang Jaya District Police chief, Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Farouk Eshak said that the police received an emergency call at around 10:51 am from members of the public, who were alarmed by the man’s behaviour.

He added that police officers who arrived at the scene of the incident had to take their time in calming the man down. Police eventually arrested the man for further investigation.

Preliminary investigation revealed that the man was a mental patient card holder (PSY) and is still undergoing treatment at the psychiatric clinic at Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL). 

Farouk added that the case will be investigated under Section 506 of the Penal Code for Criminal Intimidation and can be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine or both; if the threat is to cause death or grievous hurt.

Location: Pandan Indah, Ampang

Posted by 我们是马来西亚人 We are Malaysians on Wednesday, 18 January 2023

Oh no! Fortunately nobody got hurt. We hope the man gets the help he needs!