Six held over assault on foreigner in Kajang


KAJANG: Six local men have been detained in connection with the assault on a foreigner near a shop at Taman Alam Jaya, Batu 9 Cheras, here.

Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said the suspects, aged between 24 and 54 years old, were detained on Monday (May 3) night.

"Five of them have been remanded for a day while another was released on Monday night itself after his statement was recorded.

"We are still investigating the matter," he said when contacted on Tuesday (May 4).

ACP Mohd Zaid urged those with information to contact investigating officer Asst Supt Mohd Radzee Jamudi at 019-665 5811 or the nearest police station.

It was reported that police were tracking down a group of men who allegedly assaulted a foreigner in Kajang.

ACP Mohd Zaid said a 1min, 20sec video of the incident went viral on Monday.

"The incident involved a foreign man who was assaulted by a group of local men known as Yusuf Azmi, Abang Ali and several of their followers.

"The incident is clearly a form of criminal intimidation which can be investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code," he said.

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