Six-year-old kindergarten pupil killed in Sandakan hit-and-run incident


SANDAKAN: A kindergarten pupil was killed in a hit-and-run accident in Taman Mawar Batu 5 here yesterday.

Police are now tracking down the vehicle.

Sandakan District Police Chief ACP Azhar Hamin said the incident occurred at 11.45am when the six-year-old boy was returning home from the kindergarten.

After the boy alighted from the vehicle he was in, he walked back to his house and was hit by a car.

ACP Azhar said members of the public with information on the case should contact the police to help track down the car by calling 089-212222 or Investigation Officer Insp Zabir Aripin at 013-8021701.-- BERNAMA