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Wednesday July 18, 2007

PKR’s Tan freed on police bail


KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) information bureau staff member Nathaniel Tan was released on police bail yesterday after being detained for five days. 

Tan, 27, was released at 5.15pm yesterday at the Federal Commercial Crimes Department headquarters in Jalan Dato Onn and was greeted by his family members and friends. He was escorted by his lawyer Sivarasa Rasiah and party information chief Tian Chua. 

Tan was picked up from his office at Phileo Damansara in Petaling Jaya by Special Branch policemen from Bukit Aman last Friday. 

He was remanded under the Official Secrets Act. 

The party's webmaster and secretary of the Foundation for the Future was said to be in possession of documents linked to the alleged corruption investigations on Deputy Internal Security Minister Datuk Johari Baharum.  

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