Police record Abdul Aziz Bari's statement over remarks on Emergency, King


IPOH (Bernama): Police have recorded statements from Perak DAP vice-chairman Dr Abdul Aziz Bari (pic) over his remarks on the Emergency Proclamation and Yang di-Pertuan Agong during a Facebook live session last month.

Perak police chief Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said Abdul Aziz, who is also the Tebing Tinggi assemblyman, spent more than one hour giving his statement to the police at the Lahat Police Station here.

"Dr Abdul Aziz’s statements were recorded from 11.45am to 1pm today to facilitate police investigations, ” he told Bernama Wednesday (Feb 24).

He said the investigation was being carried out by Bukit Aman’s Classified Criminal Investigation Unit under Section 4(1) of the Sedition Act 1948 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

It is learnt that the probe was launched after a police report was lodged against the Perak Opposition leader over his remarks on the Emergency Proclamation and Yang di-Pertuan Agong during a Facebook live session. - Bernama

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