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Thursday, 15 June 2017 | MYT 6:19 PM

Teenager in Penang assault case dies

GEORGE TOWN: T. Nhaveen (pic), who was savagely beaten by a group of teenagers, has passed away at the Penang Hospital.

A close relative confirmed that the teenager died at 5.31pm on Thursday.

The 18-year-old student was found unconscious at around midnight last Saturday at a field in Jalan Kaki Bukit in Bukit Gelugor.

Nhaveen, who was also sodomised and burnt on his back, suffered internal bleeding in his head and abdomen. 

On Tuesday, the remand of five teenagers was extended in connection with the case.

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