Grandson of veteran journalist falls to death

Abbas-ArbeeSHAH ALAM: A grandson of 2014 National Eminent Journalist Ahmad Rejal Arbee fell to his death from the sixth floor of an apartment building in U11 here early today, according to police.

Five-year-old Abbas Arbee Radhiq Arbee is believed to have got onto a toilet seat and up to a window of the apartment at 12.10am, said Shah Alam Police chief ACP Shafien Mamat.

“He fell to the first floor of the apartment building,” he said in a statement.

Shafien said Abbas Arbee succumbed to his injuries at 1.30am at the Shah Alam Hospital. The case had been classified as sudden death, he added.

He also said the boy’s mother died four months ago.

Ahmad Rejal’s wife, Noraini Shariff, uploaded a status on her Facebook page about the death of her grandson.