JOHOR BARU: Police have detained a 49-year-old man after a video clip was shared on social media showing two small boys doing the “Superman” stunt on the back of a fast-moving car in Pasir Gudang.
Seri Alam OCPD Supt Ismail Dollah said the suspect was arrested on Sunday at around 7.45pm at a house in Taman Nusa Damai in Pasir Gudang following tip-offs from the public.
“We believe the suspect was the vehicle’s driver when the two boys were on the car’s trunk.
“We also seized the Toyota Vios car used in their stunt,” he said in a statement here on Monday (July 22).
He added that three boys, aged between 10 and 12, were involved in the stunt, which went viral on social media.
“One of the child is the suspect’s son,” he said, adding that the police would request to remand the suspect who would be investigated under Section 366 of the Penal Code for endangering the lives of others.
The video of two boys doing the "Superman" stunt on the back of a moving car went viral recently, sparking concern among those who viewed it.
In the clip, two boys are seen on the trunk holding onto the fast-moving car as it speeds down a busy intersection believed to be in Taman Scientex in Pasir Gudang.
Source - The Star Online https://bit.ly/2SvrAWJ