Smashed car windows reported at LRT Awan Besar police investigating

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia  - Earlier this week, a disturbing video emerged on social media showing several cars parked near the LRT Awan Besar station in Bukit Jalil with shattered windows. The incident has caused concern among residents and LRT commuters, prompting an investigation by the Cheras police department.

Six Vehicles Targeted

According to Cheras District Police Chief Assistant Commissioner Ravindar Singh, police received reports from six car owners on July 2nd, 2024. Investigations revealed that all six vehicles were parked at the LRT station on July 1st, starting from around 3 pm. The owners only discovered the damage the following day.

Investigation Underway

The police are currently reviewing available evidence and following leads to apprehend the culprit(s) responsible for the vandalism. The incident is being investigated under Section 427 of the Penal Code for causing mischief resulting in loss or damage.

Staying Safe at LRT Stations

While the specific details of this incident are still under investigation, it serves as a reminder to be vigilant when leaving your car parked at LRT stations or any public area. Here are some safety tips:

  • Park in well-lit areas with CCTV cameras.
  • Remove valuables from your car and avoid leaving anything in plain sight.
  • Note down the time you parked your car and be aware of your surroundings when returning.
  • Report any suspicious activity to the LRT station security or the police immediately.

Authorities are urging anyone with information about the LRT Awan Besar car window vandalism to contact the Cheras police hotline at 03-9284 5050/5051, the Kuala Lumpur police hotline at 03-2115 9999, or their nearest police station.

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