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Nigerian students charged for assaulting Malaysian Police officers

Nigerian students charged for assaulting Malaysian Police officers
Nigerian students charged for assaulting Malaysian Police officers

The Malaysian Police have arrested and charged about 20 Nigerians to court for allegedly attacking Police officers during a riot when their apartment was being raided by the Police in July.

About 10 out of the 20 Nigerians arrested and charged by the Malaysian Police have pleaded not guilty at the Magistrate’s Court, to charges of assaulting police officers.

The men aged between 22 and 37 were accused of disturbing public peace by rioting on July 25, 2019, as well as causing hurt and using criminal force to intimidate four Malaysian Police officers at Flora Damansara.

They face charges under Section 147 of Penal Code for rioting, and also Sections 332 and 353 for assaulting and intimidating, respectively, offences which carry jail sentences of between two and three years as well as fines.

Meanwhile, six other Nigerians have been charged for overstaying their visa. Another 14 Nigerians pleaded guilty to a charge of staying illegally, facing a maximum RM10,000 fine and a jail sentence of up to five years.

Magistrate Mohamad Ikhwan Mohd Nasir denied them bail, and set Sept 5 for case mention. On July 25, three policemen and an officer of the Commercial Crime Investigation Department at Petaling Jaya district headquarters were attacked while trying to arrest a Nigerian man suspected of being involved in scams.

The incident caught the attention of Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, who said the government would not compromise with anyone who violates the law or obstructs the police in performing their duties.

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