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Wednesday, 12 April 2017 | MYT 4:40 PM

Businesswoman arrested for insulting Johor Sultan on Facebook

JOHOR BARU: A 48-year-old businesswoman was arrested in Brickfields, Kuala Lumpur for posting insulting remarks about Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar and the Johor Royal institution on her Facebook account.

State police chief Comm Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said the suspect was arrested at around 11.30pm on April 11 following a report received by the Johor police on April 9 about  the derogatory comments made by her.

He said in a statement released here that the suspect had been remanded until April 14 to assist with the investigations, adding that the case is being investigated under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

Tags / Keywords: Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar , Johor Royal institution , businesswoman , Facebook , arrested


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