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7-Year-Old Boy Dies After Crashing Into Glass Table While Jumping On Sofa At Banting Home

The victim was confirmed dead while receiving emergency treatment.

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A seven-year-old boy passed away due to his injuries after falling on a glass coffee table while he was jumping on a sofa in his home in Kampung Bukit Changgang, Banting

According to Berita Harian, Kuala Langat district police chief Supt Ahmad Ridhwan Mohd Nor @ Saleh said the incident happened while the boy was playing at home at about 4pm last Friday, 16 September.

"During the incident, the victim was said to be playing alone, while the victim's parents were also in the house," he said in a statement on 17 September.

"The child's parents claimed that the (boy) jumped on the sofa before falling on the glass table in front of the sofa."

"The incident resulted in the victim's chest being pierced by glass shards. The victim was rushed to a nearby clinic before being taken to Banting Hospital and confirmed dead while receiving emergency treatment."

Ahmad Ridhwan said a post-mortem is currently being carried out to determine the cause of the victim's death

The case is being investigated under Section 31(1)(a) of the Child Act 2001 for negligence, abandonment, or exposing a child in a manner that is likely to cause him or her physical or emotional injury.

If found guilty, the offender may face up to 10 years' imprisonment, a RM20,000 fine, or both.

It is understood that the victim was a student from Sekolah Rendah Agama Bukit Changgang (SRABC), named Muhammad Arif Fayyadh Wahyu Asmi

Sinar Plus reported that the school, as well as the teachers, had expressed their condolences to the victim's family.

"It is to be informed that Muhammad Arif Fayyadh Wahyu Asmi from Class 1 Imtiyaz has returned to God's grace. All SRABC members mourn the loss of the deceased. May the victim rest in peace," reads a message.

While another message reads, "Al-Fatihah for student Muhammad Arif Fayyadh Wahyu Asmi. To God we belong and to Him we shall return. Our condolences to the family of the deceased. May his soul be blessed and placed among the believers in the presence of Allah."

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