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Rogue "Datuk" and accomplice detained by cops

Written by: mottaman | 15 Jan 2021 12:35
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15 Jan 2021 12:35
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TWO men, including a 'Datuk', were detained for assault and causing criminal intimidation at a restaurant in Tropicana Avenue in Petaling Jaya on Tuesday.

Selangor Criminal Investigations Department chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Datuk Fadzil Ahmat said the suspects were detained by police yesterday about 3.40pm in Mutiara Damansara.

He said the two arrested were a 42-year-old Datuk who had a past criminal record for criminal intimidation and another is a 39-year-old man.

"The two had allegedly threatened and assaulted a customer sitting on a next table at the restaurant, after he told them to keep their voices down.

The two were 'reprimanded' by the customer because they were very loud," he said as reported by the New Straits Times.

Fadzil said police will be submitting a remand application to investigate the suspects backgrounds and if they are involved in any gang related activities, as well.

Earlier, Petaling Jaya district police chief Assistant Commissioner Nik Ezanee Nik Faisal said the customer involved in the attack had lodged a police report over the assault.

He said one of the suspects hit the victim with his hand and was suspected of slapping a female patron at the restaurant before leaving.

Nik Ezanee said the case was investigated under Sections 323, 503 and 506 of the Penal Code. A video of the incident has been making its rounds on social media since this morning.

The video shows a group trying to calm a man who allegedly punched an individual who was a customer at the said restaurant.

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