Teenager detained for insulting Islam on Facebook


  • Nation
  • Friday, 08 Nov 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: A school dropout from Malacca who made remarks insulting Islam on Facebook was arrested by police on Thursday.

Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Zainuddin Ahmad said the 17-year-old was picked up by police in Bandar Hilir, Malacca at 3pm and was later handed over to officers from the Dang Wangi police district headquarters here.

"He is being investigated under Section 4 (1)(b) of the Sedition Act 1948," ACP Zainuddin told reporters late Thursday.

It is believed he was released on police bail at midnight.

According to ACP Zainuddin, the suspect, who lives in Petaling Jaya, had dropped out of school two years ago and was fond of playing computer games.

Police were also trying to locate another person who had replied to the teenager's posting.


Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Religion , Islam , Facebook

   

Next In Nation

King, Queen arrive in London for special visit to UK
Firemen rescue nine men trapped at Sg Kedondong
Sultan Nazrin appoints Perak council of regency
Fire damages three houses in Penang's Kampung Jelutong Barat
Landslide at Kemensah Heights believed due to underground water flow, says Fire Dept
JKJAV: 238,002 Covid-19 vaccine jabs given on Friday (Sept 17)
Covid-19 screening tests right move to protect Langkawi, says Kedah MB
Covid-19: Death toll reaches 22,743 with 388 total fatalities reported on Friday (Sept 17)
Annuar Musa: Document on Malaysian Family philosophy to be released soon
Shoppers are still cautious

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers