A woman was arrested yesterday in Johor Bahru for ramming into her ex-boyfriend’s house as well as threatening his family.
Following a report made by the ex-boyfriend’s sister, North Johor Baru district deputy police chief Fariz Ammar Abdullah said the 20-year-old woman was arrested at Lima Kedai Toll Plaza in Gelang Patah at 6:30 am, just half an hour after the complaint was lodged.
He said that the woman in question allegedly threatened one of the complainant’s family members, saying she would burn down the family’s commercial property and cause other damage.
“Acting on the information, a police team went to the complainant’s family home and found that a Toyota Corolla Altis car driven by the woman had crashed into the automatic gate of the residence until it was dislodged before making her escape.”
“However, police followed and managed to arrest the woman. Investigations found that the woman was the former lover of the complainant’s younger brother before they broke up last month,“ the deputy police chief said in a statement today.
Currently, the woman is in police custody and will be held there for the next three days.
Fariz Ammar added that, although the woman had no prior offences, a preliminary urine test had revealed that she had tested positive for the illegal substance benzodiazepine.
“The woman also sent a video showing a person pouring a liquid suspected to be petrol in front of the family’s motorcycle shop before the complainant made a police report.
“In addition, a closed circuit recording showed the woman ramming the automatic gate until she hit a car belonging to the complainant’s father and caused damage of RM15,000,” he said.
He said the case is being investigated under Sections 506 and 427 of the Penal Code.
The woman is also being investigated under Section 15(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952.