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A 32-year-old police inspector was arrested after he ran amok at a two-star hotel here, injuring two hotel employees and damaging several cars in Seremban 2.
He was luckier than Khalil Afandi, who was shot and killed by police last week after he ran amok together with a woman accomplice outside the Prime Minister's Office complex in Putrajaya.
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The difference in treatment is bound to raise eyebrows.
Attacked hotel staff, vandalized cars
According to the NST, during the 2.50am incident on Monday, the officer was said to had gone to the hotel and booked a room before running amok hours later.
It was learnt that he had attacked the hotel staff due to an argument. He allegedly dashed outside and vandalised several parked cars along the road.
The two hotel employees were admitted to Tunku Jaafar hospital. One of the victims suffered injuries to the back of his ears while the other suffered minor injuries to his face. The two, however, had since returned home.
The scene was captured by closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras installed at the hotel. It was learnt that the officer is attached to the Commercial Crime Division in Seremban district police headquarters. He was believed to had returned his own gun to the station early this month.
Meanwhile, Seremban police chief Assistant Commission er Saiful Azly Kamaruddin, when contacted, denied a report by a newspaper saying that the officer was believed to be under the influence of drugs.
He said urine tests revealed that the officer was neither under the influence of drugs or alcohol. "We are still probing the cause of the argument and if there was a weapon used during the incident," he said. Saiful said the officer was off-duty during the incident.