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Published: Monday April 7, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Monday April 7, 2014 MYT 7:06:51 AM

FB user held over edited Rosmah image

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have arrested a Facebook user who allegedly uploaded an edited picture of the Prime Minister’s wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor.

The picture posted on Facebook was edited to show Rosmah as a dead passenger of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370.

City police deputy CID chief Asst Comm Khai­ri Ahrasa said a 28-year-old man, who worked in a launderette, was arrested after police raided a house at 12.10am Sunday in Bandar Universiti Seri Iskandar, in Tronoh, Perak.

Police also seized a handphone, a computer and several other gadgets. The suspect has been remanded until March 8.

ACP Khairi said the case was being investigated under Section 505 of the Penal Code and 233(1) of the Multimedia Communications Act.

Tags / Keywords: Courts & Crime, facebook, defamation

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