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Five men, aged between 21 and 27, were arrested for rioting with a deadly weapon following a dispute that occurred in Hougang on Wednesday (Dec 22).
A 27-year-old woman is also assisting in the investigations, said the police, who were alerted to the case at around 5.30am on Wednesday.
The police were informed that a 24-year-old man had been assaulted by another man of the same age along Buangkok Crescent.
The 24-year-old male victim suffered multiple wounds on his arms and face and had sought treatment in a hospital.
Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim was known to the alleged assailant, who had purportedly assaulted the victim with a knife in a scuffle, after they had a dispute.
The police subsequently established the identities of the six individuals involved and arrested five of them within the same day of the receipt of the police report.
A knife was recovered from the alleged assailant and seized as a case exhibit.
One 24-year-old man will be charged in court on Friday with rioting armed with a deadly weapon, which carries a jail term of up to 10 years and caning.