Foreigner arrested at TBS bus terminal for allegedly obstructing police

File photo shows people queuing to buy bus tickets at Bersepadu Selatan terminal in Bandar Tasik Selatan on April 14, 2022. — Photo by Hari Anggara

Saturday 09 Jul 2022 18:12 MYT

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 – Police today arrested a foreign national on suspicion of impeding officers from carrying out an inspection at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS).

Cheras District Police Chief ACP Muhammad Idzam Jaafar said the 35-year-old was arrested at 5.45 a.m. and taken to the terminal police base for further action.

Elaborating, he said a police team patrolling the terminal had previously detected a suspicious-looking man outside Gate C.

“When asked for identification, the suspect did not cooperate and there was a scuffle during the check. Another scuffle ensued when he tried to escape while at the police base,” he said in a statement today.

Muhammad Idzam said the matter was being investigated under Section 186 of the Penal Code and Section 6(1)(c) of the Immigration Act 1959 (Amendment of 2002).

He also asked anyone with information relating to the incident to contact the Cheras police hotline on 03-9284 5050/5051, the Kuala Lumpur police hotline on 03-2115 9999 or the police station. nearest police.

Earlier, a two-minute, 13-second video showing the man being arrested at the terminal had gone viral. — Bernama

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