Nigerian Student Wanted in Malaysia in Hit-and-Run Accident
The police in Malaysia are looking for a Nigerian as part of investigations into a hit-and-run crash in Jalan Klebang Kechil, which left a teenager dead and another in a coma, Malaysia’s Astro Awani reports.
Motorcyclist Muhammad Khairul Fiqri Johari, 14, died at the Melaka Hospital while pillion rider, Muhammad Shafiq Arshad, also 14, has been warded at the hospital’s intensive care unit.
Melaka Tengah police chief ACP Shaikh Abdul Adzis Shaikh Abdullah said the 30-year-old foreigner, believed to be a student at a local university fled the scene after the car he was driving rammed the motorcycle at 11.45pm.
He said the Nigerian’s 30-year-old friend and a 51-year-old local girlfriend were also in the car when it collided head-on with the motorcycle.”Following the crash, the driver and the two passengers attempted to escape but the passengers were apprehended by passers-by at the scene,”.
Shaikh Abdul Adzis said the missing man’s friend and girlfriend lodged a police report on the incident at the Melaka Tengah police headquarters.
He said the police were in the midst of tracking down the missing university student.