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Case closed - mocking prompted tahfiz fire 'mischief', police says

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The fire which killed 21 children and two adults at a tahfiz school in Kuala Lumpur on Thursday was prompted by "mocking", police said.

Kuala Lumpur police chief Amar Singh said seven teenagers aged 11 to 18 have been arrested over the incident.

"In our investigation, the reason behind the mischief (by fire) was caused by ejek-mengejek (mocking)...

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