KUALA LUMPUR: Police will not be taking further action against a group who tried to enter the Istana Negara and tried to 'replace' the Yang di-Pertuan Agong with their own leader.
"They are a non-violent group that is a bit lost," City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Ku Chin Wah told reporters, adding that police will be referring the case to religious authorities.
He said investigations into the group that called itself Kumpulan Panji Hitam dari Timur Empayar Langkasuka Nusantara have concluded that they were not a threat.
The group was dressed in black and armed with flags when they gathered in front of the main entrance of the palace at about 4.10am on Aug 5 and were arrested by police shortly after.
Ten people were arrested including an 11-year-old girl who was the daughter of the group’s leader.She and her mother, aged 52, were released from detention after two days while the other eight men would be remanded until Aug 17.
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