Johor cops probe death threats made against Indonesian rock band

JOHOR BARU: The state police confirmed receiving a report regarding death threats made against popular Indonesian rock band Radja on Sunday (March 12) morning.

Johor police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat said the police began recording statements from the victims and were tracking down suspected individuals after receiving the report at 5.34am.

"The investigation is being conducted under Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act 1955 and Section 506 of the Penal Code,” he said in a statement today.

Media outlets had reported earlier that the band had claimed to have received death threats after holding a concert at the Larkin Arena Indoor Stadium here at around 11.15pm yesterday (March 11).

The group’s vocalist, Ian Kasela, said that a misunderstanding occurred between them and the organisers, leading to insults and death threats being hurled at them. - Bernama

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