KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Eight men were arrested by the police on Sunday (April 18) to assist in investigations into a fight at a restaurant in Rawang that occurred early Sunday morning.
Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Arifai Tarawe said four of the suspects, aged between 23 and 29 years old, were arrested at the Gombak police station when they came to give their statements while four others turned themselves in at the same station.
"We are tracking down several other individuals to assist in the investigation," he said.
In the 1am Sunday incident, a 29-year-old individual was having drinks with his friends at a restaurant in Rawang when a misunderstanding occurred with a group of other men that led to bottles being thrown at his table and when the victim and his friends retaliated by doing the same, a scuffle broke out between the groups.
He said the complainant sustained light injuries to his hand and chest and the case was being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code.
ACP Arifai urged those with information on the incident to contact the police.
In a separate incident, police are looking for a man to assist in the investigation into a fight that occurred in front of a restaurant in Damai Perdana, Kajang on April 9.
Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said the individual was identified as Yuen Wai Lam, 26, from No 3, Jalan Penghulu 12/3, Bandar Mahkota Cheras.
ACP Zaid said police had arrested and remanded four men, aged from 19 and 28 years old, to assist in the investigation under Section 148 of the Penal Code for rioting. - Bernama