MIRI: A man in his 20s was taken into police custody yesterday afternoon for assault outside a house somewhere in Lambir.
The incident reportedly occurred on Sunday night during a barbeque gathering.
According to sources, the suspects cousin was injured on his forehead when the suspect suddenly became aggressive in the middle of the barbeque session over a dispute.
During the arrest, police seized a machete and a wooden stick believed to have been used by the suspect in the incident.
The suspect was brought to Miri Central Police Station (CPS) to assist police in their investigation on the case.
The case is being investigated under Section 357 of the Penal Code.