TAPAH, MALAYSIA: Seven of the remaining nine suspects sought in connection with the gang rape of a 15-year-old girl in Sungkai last Sunday, were detained Saturday night.
The suspects, aged between 19 and 26, surrendered at the Tapah police headquarters at 11.20pm and have been remanded for seven days to facilitate investigations.
This brings to 12 the number of people nabbed for allegedly raping the teenager at the Hot Springs Park in Felda Sungai Klah.
The other five, aged between 15 and 29, who were detained in Sungkai last Thursday, have been remanded until March 10.
Tapah police chief Supt Roslan Bek Ahmad said yesterday the remaining two suspects, aged 17 and 18, would be picked up soon.
He urged those with information on the whereabouts of the duo to contact the Tapah police headquarters at 05-4015222.
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