Justice of the Peace grants remand order till July 12 as police query suspect over viral video incident.
PETALING JAYA: Penang police have arrested three males on suspicion of torturing a canine to loss of life.
Penang police chief Khaw Kok Chin mentioned the suspects have been remanded for additional investigation till July 12, after they have been arrested yesterday and this morning.
“Police have succeeded in finding and arresting three males, aged 40 to 53. One is a cargo agent, the second a fisherman, and the third a bus driver,” Khaw mentioned in a press release, including that the suspects shouldn’t have any convictions and examined unfavorable for medication.
He mentioned the case is being investigated underneath Part 29 (1) of the Animal Welfare Act 2015 for cruelty, which offers for a positive of as much as RM100,000 or a most of three years’ imprisonment, or each, upon conviction.
The case can be being investigated for improper use of community amenities or community companies underneath Part 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998, which carries a most RM50,000 positive, one 12 months in jail, or each, upon conviction.
Khaw mentioned police obtained a report about an article and video of a number of males beating canine to loss of life.
Beforehand, southwest district police chief Kamarul Rizal Jenal mentioned the police have been searching for two males suspected of working over after which battering a canine to loss of life in a video that went viral on social media.