This isn’t the appropriate technique to deal with anybody!
In keeping with The Reporter, a passenger was bodily assaulted by a bus driver when he questioned the motive force for being late. What even?
The entire ordeal was shared on Twitter by the sufferer himself, who later lodged a police report in regards to the incident. The incident befell in Gambang when the sufferer was on his approach again dwelling to Kuantan after ready very lengthy for the bus (Etika Specific).
In a Twitter thread, he wrote,
“I arrived at UMP (Universiti Malaysia Pahang) at round 10.30pm and waited till 10.43pm for the bus (UMP – Kuala Lumpur). I referred to as the E-ticketing operator and he requested me to attend for one more 15 minutes. Nonetheless, at 11.05pm, the bus nonetheless had not arrived. I referred to as the operator once more however the counter was closed.”
The sufferer continued,
“I used to be on my approach again to Kuantan once I noticed the bus arriving at Gambang at round 11.34pm. I chased the bus and confronted the motive force for arriving late.”
“He stated he was filling gas for the bus, as common. Nonetheless, it isn’t one thing regular as a result of he was filling up petrol at Gambang and never Kuantan. The motive force additionally had the audacity to say that it wasn’t his downside if he’s late.”
Refusing to argue any additional, the sufferer boarded the bus, and he was instantly confronted by one other bus driver. The opposite bus driver requested him to settle the problem outdoors if he wasn’t happy however the sufferer didn’t depart the bus.
A lot to his dismay, he was held by one of many drivers as he was punched by one other driver. He wrote,
“I didn’t need to get down. I had paid for the tickets and I needed to get to Kuala Lumpur. He compelled me to get down however I refused. Then, considered one of them held me whereas one other punched my face. I’ve already referred to as the Kuantan Police Station.”
After that, the sufferer famous that he had additionally made one other police report in Kuala Lumpur however he shared that he’s notably upset with the sergeant from the Kuantan police station who referred to as him up and questioned his transfer to confront the late bus driver.
He additional shared that he had already purchased a return ticket (again to Kuantan) and a counter operator instructed him to lodge a criticism to SPAD (Suruhanjaya Pengangkutan Awam Darat) or JPJ (Jabatan Pengangkutan Jalan). The sufferer stated that he emailed all of the related info to SPAD and hoped that they might work along with JPJ to take applicable motion towards the Etika Delta bus drivers. Hopefully.
On 9 October 2018, the sufferer up to date that when he arrived at Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS), the auxiliary police was already ready there. In keeping with the bus driver, he stated he punched the sufferer as a result of he’s a coronary heart affected person and therefore, if he didn’t assault first, he would’ve gotten attacked by the sufferer first.
The motive force additionally stated that he requested the sufferer to get down from the bus as a result of the sufferer didn’t have a bodily ticket, however the sufferer really had an digital ticket.
On 10 October 2018, the sufferer stated he had already consulted a lawyer and lodged a criticism to KPDNKK (Ministry of Home Commerce & Shopper Affairs). Nonetheless, the criticism can’t be introduced additional as a result of KPDNKK has no energy to deal with this situation.
That stated, the demand discover as issued by his lawyer will nonetheless be despatched to the bus firm. FYI, they’ve demanded an apology letter and reparation for the harm brought about to the sufferer.
Hopefully, the sufferer will get his justice and the drivers will face the suitable punishments. Have you ever had any excessive encounters like this? Tell us within the feedback under!
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