Police nab man who ran amok

Police PDRM

MIRI: Police have arrested a man who reportedly ran amok at the wrong place on Wednesday.

The suspect, aged 45, who was armed with a 70cm machete and 66cm axe was detained by a CID team on Friday (Sept 10).

Miri police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari said the incident took place at Kampung Luak Bay at 7pm on Sept 8 where the suspect had gone to a house in that area and started shouting at the occupants.

“The people inside the house panicked and reported the incident to the police for fear of their safety.

“The suspect allegedly went there to threaten a man but he went to the wrong house instead,” he added.

The case is being investigated under Section 506 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation.