'White shirts’ seen arriving at Masjid Jamek

KUALA LUMPUR: A group of participants wearing white shirts have arrived at Masjid Jamek here in preparation for the Save Malaysia rally march to the Sogo shopping centre.

As the azan (call to prayer) for Zohor began, more participants were seen entering the mosque to pray.

The participants had earlier been told to wear a white shirt as part of the march and gathering later, and began their march at around 1.50pm.

It is believed that they will be going to the Dang Wangi police headquarters to lodge a report.

A noticeable police presence has been on standby at the mosque since 11.30am.

Yesterday, it was reported that a total of 22 police reports have been lodged against the rally.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the reports were made by various people including business owners, the public and NGOs.

"To save Malaysia, this is not the way. All parties should respect Malaysia Day. Our safety is secured. In fact, such protests might cause disruption to public activities,” he added.

The IGP also called on the public not to join the rally.

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