Low Yat brawl: Four retailers, 22 others released on police bail

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  • Wednesday, 15 Jul 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: The four retailers arrested in connection with the brawl at Low Yat Plaza on Sunday have been released on police bail.

MCA Youth chief Senator Chong Sin Woon said the four mobile phone salesmen, aged between 19 and 29, were released from custody at around 8.30pm Wednesday.

Their release was confirmed by City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Zainuddin Ahmad.

SAC Zainuddin also confirmed the release of 22 others.

“The three individuals arrested under the Sedition Act are still under remand,” he added.

Malaysian Armed Forces Veterans Association chief Mohd Ali Baharom was detained on Tuesday for allegedly inciting the brawl.

Popularly known as Ali Tinju, Mohd Ali was seen in a video clip making a speech outside Low Yat Plaza on Sunday night before the situation turned ugly.

Wan Mohd Azri Wan Deris, better known as blogger Papagomo, was arrested at his home on Tuesday night under the Sedition Act in connection with Sunday’s brawl.

“We arrested Papagomo in his house. In his room,” Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said.

Papagomo had allegedly posted a picture of an injured Malay accident victim on his social media, claiming he was a victim of the brawl.

Police also arrested Bagan Umno division head Datuk Shaik Hussein Mydin outside the central Seberang Prai police station Wednesday, as he was about to hold a press conference.

It is believed that he had posted messages criticising Khalid in a Telegram messaging group.

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