15 August – Two petrol bombs were hurled at the home of an immigration officer in Prai early yesterday morning.
In the 6.35am incident, an unidentified suspect threw bottles of molotov cocktail into the compound of the woman’s home, setting her plants on fire.
Central Seberang Prai district police chief Assistant Commissioner Rusli Md Noor said the officer’s husband was at the house and realised something was amiss upon hearing sound of a glass breaking.
“He then heard two loud explosions and rushed outside.
“The suspect is believed to have most likely fled on a motorcycle,” he said when contacted. Rusli said the man and his children managed to put out the fire.
“They found the driver and three passenger side windows were also shattered,” he said.
Rusli did not elaborate if the car belonged to the woman.
The case is being investigated under Section 435 of the Penal Code for mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage.