JOHOR BAHRU – Four men were detained by the police early today for investigation into an assault on a man in front of a surau in Taman Austin Perdana here yesterday.
Johor Criminal Investigation Department head Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said the suspects, aged between 21 and 55 , were arrested at about 1 am in front of the surau under Section 147 of the penal Code for rioting.
The incident, which had been viralled on the social media, was believed to have started during Friday prayer when a motorist sounded the horn of his vehicle in front of the surau which was congested with traffic.
Kamarul Zaman advised the public to not viral the incident or make any comments that could worsen the situation. – BERNAMA