No untoward incidents at gathering

KUALA LUMPUR: #TangkapAzamBaki protesters started gathering at the Bangsar LRT Station as early 10.30am yesterday.

Wearing black, they came with posters calling for action against Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) chief commissioner Tan Sri Azam Baki over his share-trading controversy.

Soon after, they started chanting slogans calling for the arrest of Azam just as a convoy of Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) trucks was seen heading to the scene.

Then they started walking from the LRT station toward the Jalan Travers-Jalan Bangsar intersection at around 11.15am, just as the FRU convoy was seen heading back toward the Brickfields police headquarters.

The protesters arrived at the intersection where police Light Strike Force (LSF) personnel formed a human barricade. They then held a 15-minute sit-down protest in front of the police before heading back to the LRT station.

They sang the Negaraku before dispersing at about 12.45pm.

Activist Adam Adli Abdul Halim said the rally was peaceful with no untoward incidents.

“The demonstration was a success. Even with the excessive reaction from the authorities, hundreds still gathered to show their support.

“We will continue with the campaign,” he said.

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