Cops tracking down 'Raja Rimba' over threats to assassinate Sarawak Governor

  • Nation
  • Monday, 21 Oct 2019

KUCHING (Bernama): Police are tracking down the owner of the "Raja Rimba" Facebook account for uploading several provocative postings, including a threat to kill Sarawak Yang di-Pertua Negeri, Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud.

Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Datuk Dev Kumar said police received a report on the matter on Monday (Oct 21) morning lodged by Astana Negeri staff.

"We are still looking for the account holder, ” he said.

Among his postings, Raja Rimba wrote "We will attack Taib’s cronies...burn down the CMS and Naim factories, ” in the NCR Sarawak Facebook group.

According to reports, on Sunday (Oct 20), the account holder also uploaded a posting "I will kill u" with a picture of Taib in the same Facebook group.

To date, the account is still active, although both posts can no longer be found.

Dev said the case is being investigated as criminal intimidation under Section 507 of the Penal Code and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act. - Bernama

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