Radja death threats: Cops complete probe, papers handed over to DPP

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023

JOHOR BARU: Police have completed investigations into death threats made against Indonesian rock band, Radja, which held a concert in Larkin here recently.

State police chief Comm Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat confirmed that the investigation on the matter had been completed and the investigation papers forwarded to the deputy public prosecutors.

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“We have recorded statements from 17 individuals and two suspects as part of our investigation into the death threats made and also using foul language against Radja band members.

“The investigation papers have since been sent to the deputy public prosecutors for further advice and instruction,” he said in a statement here Tuesday (March 14).

Comm Kamarul Zaman gave his assurance that a thorough investigation was carried out without compromise in accordance to the law.

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He also advised members of the public not to make any further speculation pertaining to the incident.

On Sunday (March 12), police arrested two men to help with an investigation into a death threat made against Radja.

The suspects, aged 37 and 48 years old, were arrested at the Johor Baru south district police headquarters at 3.30pm on Sunday and to help with the investigation under Section 506 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation and Section 14 of the Minor Offences Act of 1955 for insulting behaviour.

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The band said that they received death threats after a concert at the Larkin Arena Indoor Stadium here at around 11.15pm on Saturday (March 11).

The group's vocalist, Ian Kasela, said that a misunderstanding occurred between them and the organisers.

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