Petaling Jaya – From attempted murder to murder, the case of Fire and Rescue Department personnel Muhammad Adib Kassim was reclassified.
The riot that occurred at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple on November 26 left Fire and Rescue Department personnel Muhammad Adib Kassim badly injured with broken ribs and internal injuries. He was responding to a call that some vehicles were being set on fire at the site but got attacked by the rioters instead.
The 24-year-old was rushed to the ICU of Ramsey Sime Darby Health Care for immediate medical attention. He was moved to the National Heart Institute (IJN) for further treatment. From there, his condition started to improved which greatly relieved his fiancé, Ms. Nurul Najihah Mohd Radzi, 25, whom he was supposed to tie the knot with this month.
Unfortunately, things took a turn for the worse and Adib’s condition greatly deteriorated in the last 24 hours, as per IJN. His lungs showed a hardening of the tissue making gas exchange futile. The hero is also in dialysis support as his renal system is not improving.
It was at 9:41pm of December 17 that Muhammad Adib Kassim has passed away, which was confirmed by Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin.
After the final rites and prayers at IJN on Monday night, Adib’s remains will be transferred to his hometown in Kampung Tebengau, Kedah. His burial starts on Tuesday, December 18.
It was Selangor deputy police chief Deputy Commander Datuk Ab Rashid Ab Wahab that informed the public of a reclassification of the case of Muhammad Adib’s death from attempted murder to murder.
According to the Deputy Commander, the “Police have reclassified the case from Section 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder to Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder”. Further actions to be discussed and announced.
The public is fully onboard for the reclassification and demand the head of the murderer. Justice is being sought after for the death of a young man who was only doing his job for the country.
Furthermore, there is still a lot of questions regarding the events that led up to the riot as stated by an anonymous netizen.