GEORGE TOWN: Former DAP member Hew Kuan Yau has been released on police bail after the three-day remand order expired today. He had been detained at the district police lock-up in Kulai, Johor.
Hew’s wife, Shannon Lew told FMT he was released from police custody at 12.55pm.
Lew also said Hew had finally broken his fast by having a bowl of curry mee, upon her insistence.
Hew, who goes by the nickname “Superman”, had earlier vowed to go on a hunger strike following his arrest.
Yesterday, police sent Hew to the hospital for a check-up following his hunger strike. He was given a clean bill of health and sent back to the police lock-up. Read more