Cops arrest man who threatened to behead Siti Kasim


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017

PETALING JAYA: A man who had threatened to behead lawyer Siti Kasim on social media, has been caught by police.

"Yes, we can confirm that a male suspect has been arrested on Tuesday night regarding the case," said Kuala Lumpur police chief Comm Datuk Amar Singh (pic) in a text message.

Siti also shared news of the arrest via her Facebook page on Wednesday, adding that the suspect had been remanded for three days.

She had made a police report regarding the threats at the Sentul police headquarters on Sunday.

According to her report that was posted on her page, she had received the threats earlier in the month.

The threats included urging members of the public to behead her.

It is believed that the threats were in response to her comments on LGBT issues which were reported in an online portal.

 

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