Man nabbed for punching doctor
Published on: Wednesday, April 01, 2020
By: Lagatah Toyos
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TAWAU: Police arrested a 37-year-old man suspected to have punched and threatened a 31-year-old male doctor at Klinik Kesihatan Merotai on Monday.

District Police Chief ACP Peter Umbuas said the suspect was detained by a team from the IPD Tawau Crime Investigation Division, assisted by personnel from PPK Merotai about 4pm at Bombalai Police Station.

He said, the suspect has been remanded under Section 117 of the Criminal Procedure Code starting Tuesday until April 2nd to enable further investigation under Section 506/323 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation.

Earlier, the victim lodged a police report about 12.59pm on the same day saying that he was punched and threatened by an unidentified man.

It was learnt that the incident was because the suspect wanted his relative who was involved in an accident to be treated quickly.


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