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PDRM Officer Attacks Woman In Lift After She Couldn't Find Him A Match On A Dating Site

He has been transferred to the administration division pending the completion of an investigation.

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Warning: This story contains descriptions of violent physical assault that may be distressing to some readers.

Recently, a 35-year-old officer of the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) assaulted a woman inside an elevator in Jalan Chan Sow Lin, Cheras, after she couldn't find him a suitable match on a matrimony website

According to reports, the assault took place on Tuesday, 16 November, at the victim's workplace.

A closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the incident has since gone viral.

The extremely disturbing CCTV footage shows the PDRM officer, who is a corporal detective attached to Selangor, entering the lift with the victim before he started punching and slapping her.

As she falls to her knees, the officer kicks the victim in the head. He then punches and slaps her again and when the lift door opens, he drags the 34-year-old woman out by her hair.

SAYS has seen the footage and is choosing not to link or share it in the story.

Screen grab from the CCTV footage showing the officer dragging the victim by her hair.

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The 34-year-old victim suffered severe injuries to her head

The victim was treated at the Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz UKM (HCTM).

After the footage of the assault and images showing the extent of the injuries the victim suffered, Cheras police chief ACP Muhammad Idzam Jaafar confirmed the incident, saying it was a misunderstanding.

He shared that initial investigations revealed that the 35-year-old suspect had paid the victim RM2,500 to find him a suitable match on a matrimony website but she was unable to find him one.

After six months of waiting, the suspect lost his temper and assaulted her.

Initially, it was reported that the case was being investigated under Section 323 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt

He has been transferred to the administration division pending the completion of the investigation.

According to Selangor police chief Arjunaidi Mohamed, Kuala Lumpur police are investigating the case under criminal misconduct along with probing the officer for breach of discipline, reported Bernama.

"We acted immediately by transferring him from his duties as a detective to administrative works while further investigations were conducted by the Kuala Lumpur police," said Arjunaidi.

If convicted, he faces a prison term of up to one year, or a fine of up to RM2,000, or both.

A file photo of Selangor police chief Arjunaidi Mohamed.

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