JOHOR BARU: Police arrested a overseas man right here for being in possession of an offensive weapon in the course of the Aidiladha prayer at the Sultan Abu Bakar Mosque on Sunday (July 10) morning.
Johor Bahru Selatan OCPD Asst Comm Raub Selamat mentioned the 57-year-old man was nabbed at 8.45am Sunday after he was present in possession of a sheathed knife measuring about 33cm, together with the deal with, tucked into his belt.
“Police investigations discovered that the seized weapon is one of the festive decorations within the particular person’s nation of origin.
“However, beneath Malaysian legal guidelines, it’s an offence beneath the Corrosive and Explosive Substances and Offensive Weapons Act 1958,” he mentioned in a press release Sunday.
ACP Raub mentioned the case was being investigated beneath Section 6 (1) of the Act, which offers for imprisonment of no more than two years and whipping, upon conviction. – Bernama