A policeman was removing the bullets from his pistol when it accidentally went off penetrating a 10 year old boy’s neck nearby Kampung Belanja Kiri, Parit.
Mohd Amar Mohd Azizi (the victim), was about 40 meters away from the policeman’s location when the bullet hit his throat around 4.30PM. He was immediately rushed to the nearest clinic in Parit and was then transferred to Batu Gajah Hospital. Currently, the victim is located at Permaisuri Bainun Hospital as his about to undergo an operation to remove the bullet from his throat.
The policeman who is believed to be an assistant investigation officer of the Taiping police headquarters is currently detained to facilitate investigations.