MUAR – As a sense of unease gripped parents, a woman, believed to be mentally-unsound took 13 primary pupils of the Sekolah Kebangsaan Bukit Pasir on a joyride in her car yesterday before sending them back to the school.
News of the incident went viral on Facebook after a user posted that the pupils were ‘kidnapped’ by a mentally-unsound woman and warned others, especially parents, to be careful.
The Facebook user also uploaded a photograph of the Proton Saga which was believed to be owned by the woman.
Denying the noon incident was a kidnapping, Muar police chief, ACP Azman Ayob said today, the 46-year-old woman took seven boys and six girls in her car for a ride near the school before returning them safely.
He said that following a report, the police the woman yesterday and referred her to the Sultanah Fatimah Specialist Hospital for examination.