KUALA LUMPUR – Police have detained a male actor with the honorific title of ‘Datuk’ for allegedly slapping a policeman and kicking a civilian at the Kota Damansara police station traffic counter here.
Petaling Jaya District Police chief ACP Mohd Zani Che Din, when contacted, said the police were investigating the cause of the incident and the suspect, aged 36, was found to be positive for marijuana.
He said the suspect was being investigated under Section 90 of the Police Act 1967 for misconduct at the police station and Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt.
The suspect would be remanded tomorrow to facilitate investigation into the case, he said.
In the incident at 1.20 pm, the actor reportedly went to the police station to lodge a report concerning a road accident.
While at the counter, the actor was believed to have suddenly struck the face of the policeman receiving the complaint. – BERNAMA