Four charged with rioting over Seafield temple issue


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 04 Dec 2018

PETALING JAYA: Four men who were allegedly involved in a scuffle over the relocation of a temple in Subang Jaya have been charged with rioting and using dangerous weapons at a magistrate's court here.

The four, Muhammad Ridzuan Sekh Ruslan, 26; Irwan Nordin, 38; Mohd Khairi Abd Rashid, 24, and Rozaihan Jamaludin, 38, later claimed trial before magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham.

They were jointly charged, together with several others still at large, for being present during the riot and being in possession of weapons such as axes and machetes.

They offences were allegedly committed at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple at USJ 25, Seafield in Subang Jaya between 2am and 5am on Nov 26.

They are facing charges under Section 148 of the Penal Code which provides a maximum of five years' jail, a fine or both if convicted.

Magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham later set RM10,000 bail in one surety each.

He also ordered them to report at the nearest police station once a month and surrender their passports pending disposal of the case.

The court then set Jan 17 for mention.

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