LABUAN: Labuan police arrested 10 men on Monday (Dec 13) after a violent incident involving supporters and players during a football match at Labuan Sports Complex here on Sunday (Dec 12).

Labuan deputy OCPD Deputy Supt Mohd Ibrahim Ghani said the local men are aged between 17 and 36 and were detained to assist in the investigation of a fracas in the under-23 football match.

He said eight of them appeared in court on Monday and Labuan Magistrate’s Court ordered them to be remanded for four days beginning Monday, while two others until on Tuesday (Dec 14).

“We received a report on the brawl not long after the incident…the riot started during the match between Team Bambu 2 and Team PAT United around 1.30pm when the match was in the second half.

“There were some supporters from both teams who were dissatisfied with a scuffle that occurred during the match, causing some supporters to enter the field.

“Several individuals suffered minor injuries and have received treatment,” he said.-Bernama