KUALA LUMPUR – A teenager was among the five individuals arrested by the police to assist into the investigation of an amok case at a restaurant in Brickfields recently.
The new arrest, eight out of 11 suspects wanted by the police in the case have been arrested.
The Brickfields District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Anuar Omar said, the suspects were arrested in special raid and operation by the D7 and D9 Criminal Investigation Department of Brickfields IPD since last night until early this morning.
According to him, the first suspect is a 23 year-old man, arrested at 11.15 pm at the Raya Permai PPR in Kampung Malaysia Permai, Jalan Sungai Besi, followed by the second suspect, a 22-year-old man at Jalan Chempaka, Taman Cempaka Ampang at 1.21 am.
“The third suspect was arrested at 1.21 am at The Sri Selangor Flat, aged 22, followed by the fourth suspect, also 22 from Jalan Pandan Indah at around 1.37 am by the roadside of Jalan Travers Off Jalan Selangor in a suspicious condition.
“Meanwhile, the fifth suspect is a 19 year-old Chindian from Taman Permai Bangi. He was arrested around 2.26 am at Jalan Travers, Off Jalan Selangor,” he said in a statement today.
According to Anuar, the police check found that none of them have previous criminal record.
The case is investigated under Section 148 of the Penal Code for rioting.
They are among the 11 suspects wanted by the police to assist into investigation of the event.
Yesterday, MalaysiaGazette reported the arrest of three suspects from the group of man who ran amok at the Sri Paandi Banana Leaf Rice Restaurant at the Little India in Brickfields at around 10.15 pm last Sunday. The incident happened after the group was dissatisfied with the owner and employees of the restaurant who refused to take their order as they need they need to close their restaurant according to the operation hours of the Movement Control Order (MCO) standard operating procedures (SOP).
The Kuala Lumpur District Police Chief, Datuk Saiful Azly Kamaruddin verified the arrest of the three suspects aged between 27 and 35. They are all Malaysia citizens and were arrested in the capitol city. –MalaysiaGazette