‘Bangladeshi man’ in Malaysia sent for mental health evaluation for obstructing traffic while naked

A Bangladeshi man who was obstructing traffic in Puchong town in Malaysia while naked has been referred to a hospital to evaluate his mental health.

Deputy OCPD Supt Fairus Jaafar of Malaysian police, in a statement yesterday, said police received word of the man on November 26.

The official was responding to a video of the incident showing the man climbing a lorry.

“The incident occurred at the Kampung Baru Bridge in Pekan Batu 14 Puchong. The man was brought to the police station before being referred to the Kajang Hospital.

“He is currently in the psychiatric ward for treatment. It is believed that the man, a Bangladeshi, is suffering from mental health issues,” he said.

No identification documents were found on the man, he added.