In a distressing incident of road rage at an undisclosed location, a visibly strong man was caught on camera assaulting a p-hailing driver at a roadside curb. The attacker, described as burly, was seen aggressively hitting the p-hailing driver, who was still wearing his helmet.
As reported by NST, Several bystanders believed to be fellow p-hailing riders, attempted to intervene and halt the altercation. Despite their efforts, the assailant continued his assault, even kicking the p-hailing driver’s blue motorcycle. The victim, visibly emotional, was forced into the middle of the road during the attack.
The attacker eventually stopped when another individual, a friend, emerged from a black Proton Saga. The video of the incident was shared on Facebook and garnered significant attention, with many users calling for the assailant to be apprehended by the police. They expressed concerns about the violent act and emphasised the need for legal consequences to be faced by the assailant. The video received thousands of reactions, comments, and shares on social media.
Assistant Commissioner Cha Hoong Fong, the Klang Selatan District Police Chief, disclosed that two of the arrested individuals had prior records related to drug offenses. The main suspect, a 39-year-old man responsible for hitting the victim, tested positive for methamphetamine.
The case is currently under investigation, being handled in accordance with Section 323/427 of the Penal Code and Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.