PETALING JAYA: The Magistrate’s Court here today extended the remand order against a One City Development Sdn Bhd security guard for another four days.
Magistrate Nor Ariffin Hisham issued the remand order, from tomorrow until Tuesday, to facilitate police investigations into the rioting at the Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ25, Subang Jaya, on Monday and Tuesday.
The suspect’s initial remand order expired today.
Meanwhile, a five-day remand order until Tuesday was also issued against six other individuals, including a businessman, in connection with the riots at the same temple.
They are all under remand for investigation under Section 435 of the Penal Code for mischief by fire and also under Sections 148, 427 and 447 for rioting, committing mischief and criminal trespass.
Thus far, 37 people have been remanded, including three One City employees, to facilitate investigations into the rioting, during which a fireman was seriously injured and properties damaged.
Two days ago, the court issued remand orders against 20 individuals while another 10 were remanded yesterday to assist in the investigations.