Cops nab woman who made offensive statement against Johor Sultan

Source: The Malay Mail Online

Police detained a woman last night after she made an offensive statement on Facebook against the Sultan of Johor -File pic.

Police detained a woman last night after she made an offensive statement on Facebook against the Sultan of Johor -File pic.

JOHOR BARU, April 12 ― A woman was detained last night after uploading an offensive statement against the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar and the Johor royal institution via the Facebook application.

Johor Police Chief, Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said Johor police had received a report on the incident at about 12.30 pm on April 9.

“Acting on the report, an investigation paper was opened to carry out further investigation and trace the individual believed to have uploaded the offensive statement.

“As a result, at 11.30pm last night, police detained a 48-year-old woman in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur who is believed to be the individual responsible for uploading the offensive statement,” he said in a statement, here today.

He said the businesswoman was now being remanded until April 14 to assist investigation under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998. Read more

Polis tahan lelaki dipercayai hina Sultan Johor di Facebook

Sumber: FMT News

JOHOR BAHRU: Seorang lelaki berusia 57 tahun ditahan polis semalam selepas dipercayai mengeluarkan kenyataan jelik dan menghasut terhadap Sultan Johor Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar di sini.

Ketua Polis Johor Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd berkata lelaki itu ditahan susulan laporan penyalahgunaan laman media sosial mengandungi kenyataan jelik dan menghasut yang disifatkan boleh menggugat keharmonian serta kesejahteraan negara.

Beliau berkata lelaki itu ditahan dengan kerjasama Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah (JSJ) Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Klang Selatan pada 10.45 malam setelah dipercayai bertanggungjawab membuat kenyataan jelik terhadap Sultan Johor.

“Suspek dipercayai membuat kenyataan itu melalui laman sosial Facebook…polis turut merampas sekeping kad sim dan sebuah telefon bimbit yang dipercayai digunakan oleh suspek,” katanya dalam kenyataan di sini, hari ini. Read more

KL man detained for allegedly insulting Johor Sultan on FB

Source: The Star Online

Facebook — AFP pic

Facebook — AFP pic

JOHOR BARU: Police have detained a 42-year-old man for posting a social media statement deemed offensive against the Johor royal family.

Johor police chief Comm Datuk Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said that the suspect was detained at a house in Bandar Baru Sentul in Kuala Lumpur at about 9.45pm on Tuesday.

“The man was detained for making offensive remarks against the Johor Ruler, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar, on Facebook.

“We also seized a mobile phone and a SIM card, believed to have been used to upload the sensitive comment,” he told reporters after launching the Public Sector Conducive Ecosystem (Eksa) programme at the state police contingent headquarters here Wednesday.

He added that the suspect would be brought down from Kuala Lumpur, and police would apply for a remand in court here later before proceeding with investigations.

Syed Saddiq faces sedition probe for plea to Sultan

Source: FMT News

IGP Khalid Abu Bakar says several reports lodged against the open letter asking Sultan to reconsider ban on street demonstrations. Pic from FMT News.

IGP Khalid Abu Bakar says several reports lodged against the open letter asking Sultan to reconsider ban on street demonstrations. Pic from FMT News.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have begun a sedition investigation against Parti Pribumi Bersatu youth leader Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman for an open letter he had written to the Sultan of Johor.

The open letter, posted on Facebook, had asked that the Sultan reconsider his ban on street demonstrations in Johor.

Syed Saddiq said political demonstrations were a “democratic weapon” and he pleaded with the Sultan to defend the people’s right to demonstrate and express themselves in the wake of major corruption scandals and abuse of power. Read more