Man In Bangsar Dies While Trying To Escape Police After Allegedly Taking Upskirt Photos

Police have classified the case as sudden death.

A 53-year-old man who was accused of taking upskirt photos of a woman in Bangsar died after he was confronted by police

Devi's Corner, Bangsar.

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According to Malay Mail, the incident took place on Sunday, 15 September, at Devi's Corner, Jalan Telawi 4.

A woman lodged a police report after seeing the man taking upskirt photos of another customer using his mobile phone.

She alerted a restaurant staff member and the authorities at a police station across the restaurant.

The suspect denied the act and became aggressive when the police questioned him

In a report by New Straits Times, Brickfields acting police chief Superintendent Arifai Tarawe said that the when the police confronted the suspect, he denied any wrongdoing.

Arifai said, "The police officers asked him to hand over his mobile phone, but he refused."

"He then tried to escape and ran towards the alley at the back of the restaurant. They chased him and tried to pin him down, but he became very aggressive."

After struggling with the police, the man fell to the ground and lost consciousness

An ambulance was called immediately, and the suspect was pronounced dead by a medical personnel.

The Star reported that the police have classified the case as sudden death.

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