Amok shot dead in Beaufort 
Published on: Thursday, July 30, 2020
By: Ahmad Apong
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The place where the incident took place.
BEAUFORT: A 22-year-old drug addict, identified as Asroi Asikin, was shot dead by police after he ran amok in Kg Indumadi Padas Damit, here, on Sunday. District Police Chief DSP Azmir Abd Razak confirmed the case. 

According to Hassan Wahid, who is Secretary of the Village Community Management Council, the youth went berserk and started hitting his mother until she lost consciousness. He also struck his uncle in the head after the uncle tried to calm him down. Police arrived at the scene and tried to calm the suspect who retaliated by charging at the police. 

The police had no choice but to open fire in defence, resulting in the youth getting shot. The suspect’s mother and uncle were sent to the hospital, while the deceased was sent for post mortem.


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