Final destination: Malaysian driver shares spooky story about cemetery-bound passenger


An e-hailing driver purportedly encountered the otherworldly while transporting a mystery woman to a burial ground in Kuching, Sarawak. 

On Facebook, Ahsan Ismail described receiving a request to pick up a passenger from the Samarahan Heart Centre roundabout and transport them to the Pending Muslim cemetery, around midnight on May 2. At first, the 37-year-old assumed that the cemetery was merely a landmark.

“When I arrived at the pick-up location, I saw a woman dressed in a dark-colored baju kurung and tudung waiting there,” said the father of three. 

He added that the area was devoid of light, and he avoided gazing at the woman’s face to make her feel comfortable. During the journey, Ahsan refrained from conversing with the woman, who was sitting in the rear seat.

He mentioned that there was a potent sweet aroma emanating from the woman, but he thought nothing of it, as he was accustomed to his passengers wearing perfume.

“I heard her soft voice asking me to lower the window near her seat,” Ahsan told Harian Metro who later interviewed him after his post went viral.

Upon reaching the destination, he informed the woman that they had arrived, but there was no response. 

“I thought maybe she had fallen asleep, so I turned to check on her and was shocked to discover the seat empty,” he said. 

However, he discovered a few five sen coins and some ancient RM1 and RM2 notes, amounting to the fare of RM13.

Nevertheless, the Facebook post chronicling the driver’s encounter has since been erased. 

Ahsan apologized on his Facebook page yesterday (May 4), if his account had offended anyone.

The driver told Harian Metro that some online users have assumed he had fabricated the story. 

Despite the skeptics, he clarified that his aim for sharing the story was to recount what he experienced that night with his friends.



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