Police arrest nine over brawl

ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit

SIBU: Nine men have been arrested to facilitate investigation into a recent brawl in Sungai Merah on Monday.

It was understood that the incident took place at a supermarket around 4pm.

District police chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit when contacted today, confirmed the incident.

“Seven of them were remanded today (June 22) for three days.

“Whereas, the other two have been released,” he said.

He added that the fight that occurred between both parties was due to a debt issue involving RM4,000.