In an incident that happened on the first day of 2021, a team of firefighters had to be called in at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital (HSB) in Alor Setar, Kedah to remove two rings from a married man's penis
The firefighters were called after the man failed to take off the rings.
According to Alor Setar Fire and Rescue Station chief Deputy Fire Superintendent Ahmad Naufal Abdullah, his department received a call regarding the emergency situation at 4.07am Friday, 1 January 2021.
Following which, a team led by Senior Fire Officer II Ahmad Rusdi Lazim arrived at the HSB within five minutes after receiving the call and started performing the operation to cut the rings.
"The operation was performed carefully using a ring cutter to prevent serious injury to the victim's genitals. The victim is 38 years old and is married," he said when contacted today.
It took Bomba over an hour to remove the two rings
The operation that began at around 4.15am, ended at 5.51am this morning.
According to Deputy Fire Superintendent Ahmad Naufal, this is the first case involving rings being stuck in the penis of a man at the start of the new year.
"The operation was performed by four members from the Alor Setar Fire and Rescue Station Alor Setar and an Electronic medical records (EMRS( machine," he added.