Two nabbed for carrying King’s photo on car in KKB


HULU SELANGOR: Two individuals were arrested after allegedly driving a car with the photo of His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, King of Malaysia, together with political party flags in the Kuala Kubu Baharu by-election.

Hulu Selangor OCPD Supt Ahmad Faizal Tahrim, in a statement yesterday, said that a police report was lodged on May 4 at the Kuala Kubu Baru police station after the complainant spotted a car carrying the photos of His Majesty and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, along with Pakatan Harapan flags.

“An investigation paper was opened under the Election Offences Act 1954 and Sedition Act 1948. Acting on the information, the Hulu Selangor police then arrested two men on May 4 and seized the alleged vehicle used. Both suspects are in their 60s.

“One of the suspects had a prior criminal record for obstructing a lawful arrest, while the other had no prior criminal record. They have been remanded until May 7,” he said, while adding that the investigation paper will be referred to the deputy public prosecutor for further action.

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