One of the suspects in the alleged sexual assault of a teenager in a gym sauna in Subang Jaya is said to be a popular local singer, Guang Ming Daily reported.
Police picked up the 48-year-old, who was the winner of a talent contest organised by a local broadcaster, and his friend, 57, from their homes last Thursday night after receiving a report from the family of the 17-year-old alleged victim.
The singer has been released on bail, while his friend was remanded until yesterday.
A manager of the singer's recording company said he was unable to determine the news as the latter had yet to return his call.
When the reporter tried to contact the singer, his wife, who answered the call, said her husband was busy.
Subang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Ramli said police were investigating the case.