Oh no! Another Grab driver attacked by passenger

By BERNAMA | 31 May 2019

KUCHING: In another case that is bound to make all Grab drivers jittery, a Grab driver sustained head injuries after being assaulted and shot at with an airgun by a passenger in Jalan FAC Matang here last night.

Sarawak CID chief SAC Denis Leong Soon Kuai said the man, who was in his 40s, had picked up a foreigner at Kuching Sentral to be sent to the Jantayu Strawberry Farm.

"During the journey, the suspect ordered the driver to stop the car. He then struck the driver with a hammer and shot him with a home-made airgun.

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‘’The injured victim ran into a nearby jungle to save himself. The victim had been taken to the Sarawak General Hospital for treatment,’’ he said in a statement here today.

The attack came after another Grab driver was robbed and killed by passengers in Kota Kinabalu on Monday. Police have arrested two men – a local and a foreigner – who have confessed to the robbery-cum-murder of  Mohd Hanafiee Jaafar.