Police seeking 47 individuals involved in 'Keluar dan #Lawan' rally


KUALA LUMPUR: Police have identified and are tracking down 47 individuals involved in the "Keluar dan #Lawan" rally on Saturday (July 31), based on video footage and photos of the event.

"So far, we have recorded the statements of 11 individuals," city police chief Comm Datuk Azmi Abu Kassim said at a press conference on Monday (Aug 2).

He urged those with information to contact investigating officer Asst Supt Mohamad Hermi Abu Bakar at 014-909 9144, Dang Wangi police headquarters at 03-2600 2222, the KL police hotline at 03-214 60584/585, or the nearest police station.

"We have received 19 police reports on the rally," he added.

In a statement on Saturday, Comm Azmi said investigations would be opened and all individuals involved had been identified.

"They will be called up to have their statements taken by Dang Wangi police soon," he had said.

He also said if police had enough evidence, these individuals would be issued compound notices for offences under Section 21A of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act and Rule 17(1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Regulations.

It was reported that police would take statements from five Sekretariat Solidariti Rakyat members on Sunday (Aug 1) over their roles as organisers of the protest.

In a statement on Saturday, Sekretariat Solidariti Rakyat said the five were called to have their statements taken at Dang Wangi police headquarters at 10am on Sunday.

"The five are Mohamad Al Shatri Abdullah, Mohammad Asraf Sharafi Mohammad Azhar, Tharmelinggem Pillai, Qyira Yusri dan Sevan Doraisamy," it said.

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