Cops investigating nature of recent police station attack, attempted Istana Negara trespass, says Saifuddin

PUTRAJAYA: The police are currently investigating whether the recent attacks involving public institutions are coordinated or based on individual actions, says Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail.

He said that his ministry and the police take the matter seriously and are investigating the recent incidents.

“The police investigation will find out if the attacks were coordinated or at random as well as if they were performed by an individual or a group.

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“Some of the cases like the police station in Penang, had a drunk (alcohol) element. We will investigate the cases promptly to find out the reason for their actions,” he said at a press conference after launching the new filming guideline at the 70th anniversary of the Film Censorship Board (LPF) here on Monday (May 20).

Saifuddin was answering a question asking for an update following a recent attack at a police station and the attempted trespassing of the Istana Negara grounds.

He also advised the public not to speculate or make assumptions and to allow the police to conduct their investigation.

On Saturday (May 18), two men allegedly tried to trespass into Istana Negara with a weapon in their car.

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