Malaysian officer collapses and gasps for air after allegedly getting pepper sprayed by hawker

An altercation between a Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) officer and a hawker exploded into an scuffle, with the hawker allegedly using pepper spray on the officer, causing the victim to collapse to the ground, gasping for air.

A video of the incident which happened yesterday (Jun 7) was taken and upload into Facebook page of We Are Malaysians, reports World of Buzz.

According to comments from netizens, the incident supposedly happened at Lorong Bunus 3 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

From the video, the officer could be seen coughing and was clearly suffocating. 

A man could also be heard asking:

“Who sprayed it?”

To which another person replied:

“it’s the same kid who sprayed it.”

Civil Defence officers quickly attended to the officer and carried him out from the scene.

In some photos taken from the same incident, a youth could be seen, face bloodied while sitting in front of a policeman. 

Netizens speculated that this may be the culprit.