13-year-old boy among 8 male teens arrested by police for assaulting another teen with knives in Lengkok Bahru


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A man and eight male teenagers, aged between 13 and 24, have been arrested, police said in a Sept. 15, 2022 press release.

The nine of them were suspected of involvement in a case of rioting armed with a deadly weapon.

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According to the press release, the police were alerted to a case of assault in Lengkok Bahru around 8:45 PM on Sept. 2.

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“Preliminary investigations have revealed that a 15-year-old male victim was allegedly assaulted by a group of assailants armed with knives during a previous dispute,” police wrote.

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The victim suffered multiple injuries and was taken to hospital conscious.

Between September 3 and 8, police arrested nine people and seized knives allegedly used during the incident.

The nine suspects have been charged in court for rioting armed with a deadly weapon under Article 148 of the Penal Code of 1871.

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If found guilty, each could face up to 10 years in prison and caning.

The police investigation is underway.

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