Four students arrested after canteen row blows up


KUALA LUMPUR: Four students, aged between 15 and 16, were arrested at 8.50pm on Saturday (Dec 3) for alleged rioting following a misunderstanding at a school canteen in Kajang that left two students hurt.

Kajang District police chief ACP Mohd Zaid Hassan said police were alerted to the school fight after it went viral on social media.

He said police received a report from a 16-year-old student on Friday (Dec 2), stating that a group of students had beaten him and a friend.

"The incident stemmed from a misunderstanding in the school (on Nov 30), where the complainant had a misunderstanding with the suspects’ friend at the canteen during break time,” he said here, today.

"An examination found minor injuries on the face and body of the complainant and victim. All those arrested were minors attending the same school as the complainant. We will apply for the remand of all the suspects at the Bandar Baru Bangi Court today. We are still tracking down some students,” he said.

He urged those with information to contact investigating officer Insp K. Suresh at 017-4333795. - Bernama

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