PKR Youth chief among 29 to be quizzed over #Turun demo

KUALA LUMPUR: A total 29 individuals will be called up by police next week in connection with the #Turun demonstration held in front of a shopping mall along Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman on Saturday (July 25).

Political activist Mandeep Singh said among the individuals that will be called up are PKR Youth chief Adam Adli and Ketari rep Young Syefura Othman.

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“I just received a call from Dang Wangi police headquarters. Twenty-nine people are being investigated under Section 9(5) Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.

“We will discuss with the lawyers the next course of action,” he posted on Twitter.

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Meanwhile, Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Noor Dellhan Yahaya confirmed that a few individuals have been called up in connection with the rally.

“We will record their statements on Monday (July 25) and Tuesday (July 26),” he said.

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It was reported that the police opened an investigation paper in connection to the #Turun protest in front of a shopping mall under Section 9 (5) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.

ACP Noor Dellhan had said so far, 30 individuals have been identified to be involved in the protest and will be called to have their statements recorded soon.

According to ACP Noor Dellhan, about 100 individuals holding placards and banners had gathered outside of the Sogo shopping centre at about 1.40pm and dispersed at about 3pm.

The police advise the public not to get involved in any activity that violates the law and strict action will be taken under the provisions of the law that is still in force,” he said.