Cops probe Umno’s Lokman over remarks on road rage

Lokman Noor Adam.

KUALA LUMPUR: The police have opened an investigation in remarks by Umno’s Lokman Noor Adam over a recent road rage incident.

Selangor CID chief Fadzil Ahmad said Lokman, who heads Pemantau Malaysia Baru, is being probed under Section 504 of the Penal Code for intentional insult and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act for improper use of network facilities or service.

“The investigation was opened yesterday. The probe will be conducted by the Bukit Aman Classified Criminal Investigation Unit,” he told Bernama.

Syed Muhammad Danial Syed Syakir, 29, was injured after his car was involved in an accident with another vehicle at the Bandar Baru Bangi intersection of the North-South Expressway last Saturday. He died later.

Police have obtained a remand order on a couple until Aug 17 following the incident.