Cheras Housewife Fought Back As 2 Men With Parang Barged Into Her Car

She was threatened with a machete and punched in the cheek.

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Yesterday, 14 August, a housewife was robbed by two men with a machete in front of a supermarket in Cheras

According to Cheras district police chief ACP Mohamed Mokhsein Mohamed Zon, the incident took place at 11.20pm in Taman Connaught, Cheras as reported by Bernama

Fortunately, the 21-year-old woman was rescued by cops patrolling around the area during the incident. 

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The suspects held the machete to the victim's neck while also punching her in the cheek

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"During the incident, one of the men opened the door of the complainant's car and grabbed her bag and a handphone," Mokhsein said in a statement issued.

"The victim was also punched in the cheek but fought back by kicking the door towards the man," the police chief added. 

Cops managed to arrest one of the suspects, while the other fled the scene on a motorcycle

Mokhsein added that the suspect also collided with the police patrol car when he escaped. 

"Efforts to locate another suspect are ongoing," he said, adding that the 34-year-old suspect nabbed was tested positive for drugs.

The suspect has been remanded for seven days for further investigation under Section 395/397 of the Penal Code, Section 12 (2), and Section 15 (1) (a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.

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