Adam Adli Released, Police Immediately Arrested PR Leader


SHAH ALAM, 23 May: Upon the release of student activist, Adam Adli Abd Halim this morning, several leaders of Pakatan Rakyat and Pro-Pakatan NGOs were arrested by the police under Section 4 (1) of the Sedition Act 1948.

Recent reports through the social networking site, Facebook, informed that the former Batu Berendam Member of Parliament, Datuk Mohd Tamrin Abd Ghafar was arrested by the police.

Earlier, PKR Vice-President, Tian Chua and the Spokesperson of the Anyone But Umno (ABU) Movement, Haris Ibrahim were arrested this afternoon and taken to the Jinjang police station.

According to a brief press statement, the Batu Member of Parliament’s Office Secretary, Rozan Azen Mat Rasip told TV Selangor that Tian CHua was arrested at the LCCT Airport.

“Tian Chua and activist Haris Ibrahim were arrested earlier at the LCCT and taken to the Jinjang Police Station,” he said briefly.

Based on TV Selangor’s record, Haris Ibrahim was seen at the grounds of the Kuala Lumpur High Court during the court proceedings related to Adam Adli this morning.

According to PSM’s report, Haris Ibrahim was arrested when he was in Segambut.

All arrests are believed to be caused by a speech delivered during a forum on 13 May at the Kuala Lumpur-Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall.

TV Selangor is working to confirm the location where Tamrin is allegedly detained.

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