Worker injured by falling ceiling fan

NILAI (Bernama) – A fast food restaurant worker received nine stitches on the head after a ceiling fan fell and hit him while he was settling his traffic summonses at the Royal Malaysia Police (RMP) payment counter yesterday.

Nilai Deputy Police Chief DSP Azrul Hisham Mohd Shaffei said the incident occurred at 12.20pm at a RMP exhibition booth in conjunction with the 2019 Negeri Sembilan (NS) Fest programme in Dataran Nilai.

“The victim, Mohammad Zaki Yaakob, 39, from Kajang, Selangor was paying his traffic summons at the RMP counter, before a ceiling fan fell and hit his head.

“The victim who suffered injuries to the head was given initial treatment by members of the Civil Defence Force before being taken to the Tuanku Ja’afar Hospital, Seremban for further treatment. The victim has been reported to be stable,” he said in a statement yesterday.