Seven plead not guilty to disrespecting 'Negaraku'

  • Nation
  • Friday, 11 Oct 2019

KUCHING (Bernama): Seven individuals comprising a woman and six men pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate's Court here Friday (Oct 11), to a charge of disrespecting the national anthem,"Negaraku", on Sept 27.

The allegation against Andrew Chong, 33, Kon Tai Keong, 37, Leong Shaow Tung, 43, Bong Sak Sin, 44, Tan Kok Chiang and Pui Ping Ping, both 46, as well as Phang Ngin Pen, 64, is that they did not stand to attention while the "Negaraku" was played during a fundraising dinner, held at a hotel on Jalan Ban Hock on Sept 27, at 7.15pm.

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