Pupil gets stuck in school drain while
retrieving pocket money
KLANG: A Year Two pupil found himself stuck in a 40cm-
deep drain at his school here for about 20 minutes after
he tried to retrieve his pocket money that had fallen into
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Sungai Pinang Fire and Rescue station chief Assistant Superintendent Zaidi Ahtan said the incident took place
at Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Belah at 1pm on Tuesday.
He said the eight-year-old boy had tried to retrieve his
pocket money inside the drain by reaching for it through
the grille covering the drain.
“However, the victim then went into the drain after his
“After retrieving his money, he failed to get out of the
drain, panicked and started crying.
“Teachers who were alerted about the incident contacted
“When we arrived at the scene, we saw the victim stuck
on his side in the drain,” he said.
Asst Supt Zaidi said the victim was extricated after
firemen lifted the grille, and that the boy did not suffer
any injuries. – Bernama