Cops give green light for May 1 anti-GST rally at Padang Merbok

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  • Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have given the green light for the anti-Goods and Services Tax (GST) rally planned on May 1 to be held at Padang Merbok here however action would be taken if the planned rally was held elsewhere.

City deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk Law Hong Soon (pic) said police have received a notice from the organisers of the rally that had been submitted to the Dang Wangi police who had advised the organisers to hold the rally at Padang Merbok.

"So far we have received one notice and the Dang Wangi OCPD had advised the organisers to hold the rally at Padang Merbok.

 "If they choose to hold the rally at Padang Merbok, there will not be a problem.

“We will even facilitate to ensure no untoward incidents happen just like we did with a group on Apr 11 (Himpunan Derita Rakyat) but if they refuse to heed the police's advice, it will be considered an offence and action can be taken against them according to the law," he told reporters at the City police headquarters on Tuesday.

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