Armed forces member assaulted at football match

IPOH, May 30 (Bernama) — A member of the armed forces was injured on the face, head and body after being beaten by a group of supporters during a football match at the Royal Malaysian Navy (RMN) Base Stadium in Lumut last Monday.

Manjung police chief ACP Mohamed Nordin Abdullah said the 26-year-old victim was watching the match between the RMN Base Headquarters Unit (MKPL) and Pasukan Khas Laut (Paskal) at about 7.15 pm when he was suddenly set upon by a group of Paskal supporters.

He said the group accused the victim of showing them the middle finger but the victim denied.