GEORGE TOWN: Remand has been extended for five teenagers held in connection with the alleged assault and sodomy of 18-year-old student T. Nhaveen.
Deputy registrar Ahmad Tajudin Zain granted a further one-day remand for two of the teens, while the others were remanded for another three days.
Nhaveen and his best friend T. Previin, 19, were allegedly beaten up by a group of teenagers with helmets.
Previin managed to escape while Nhaveen was seriously injured and taken to the hospital in an unconscious state.
On Monday, doctors treating the victim declared that Nhaveen is brain dead.
The doctors and nurses then informed the family that he was also sodomised and that there were burns on his back.