Fmtnews, Kluang, River

Fmtnews, Kluang

Man jumps into river and drowns while fleeing cops

Kluang district police chief says Muhammad Zaki Obid, 33, had jumped into the river along with four others after a drug raid yesterday.

23/1/2021 5:20:00 PM

Kluang district police chief says Muhammad Zaki Obid, 33, had jumped into the river along with four others after a drug raid yesterday. FMTNews Kluang River

Kluang district police chief says Muhammad Zaki Obid, 33, had jumped into the river along with four others after a drug raid yesterday.

-January 23, 2021 10:19 PMMuhammad Zaki Obid’s body was discovered about 150m from where he was reported to have drowned. Bernama pic)JOHOR BAHRU: A man drowned after he jumped into Sungai Sembrong near Kluang while trying to escape from the police yesterday.

Kluang district police chief Low Hang Seng said that the body of Muhammad Zaki Obid, 33, was found at about 5.15pm today, about 150m from where he was reported to have drowned.Zaki’s body was identified by his mother and taken to Enche’ Besar Hajjah Khalsom Hospital in Kluang for post-mortem.

Low said Zaki had jumped into the river along with four others when a team from Kluang Narcotics CID carried out raids on drug distribution.In the operation, police managed to arrest two men, aged 39 and 41.“After interrogating them, it was found that there were seven people hiding under the bridge with five of them jumping into the river (including Zaki),” he said. headtopics.com

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