Seven-day remand for seven suspects

PASIR GUDANG: The seven people who were detained on Friday in connection with the Ulu Tiram police station attack have been remanded for seven days.

The remand order was issued by magistrate Hidayatul Syuhada Shamsudin at the Seri Alam district police headquarters here and will be effective until May 24.

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It is learned that the remand order was issued at the district police headquarters where the suspects are currently being detained instead of the Johor Baru Magistrate’s Court due to safety concerns.

The remand was issued to help with the investigations under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

All the suspects were represented by National Legal Aid Foundation lawyers Muhammad Zahier Rosli, Bustaman Menon Abdul Hamid Menon and Sulaiman Zamani.

Five of the seven detainees were family members of the assailant, aged between 19 and 62, while two others are students from higher learning institutions who are believed to be involved in the incident.

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