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Five detained for putting up seditious posters

KUALA TERENGGANU, 5 Jan 2009: Police detained five men, believed to be supporters of opposition parties, on suspicion of having put up seditious posters in Pulau Kambing here at about 5am today.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Musa Hassan said the five would be investigated under the Printing Presses and Publications Act 1984.

He told this to reporters at the Terengganu police headquarters here. Also present was Terengganu police chief, Datuk Mohd Shukri Dahlan. 

Musa, however, declined to give more details on the case.

Speaking to reporters later at the same place, Home Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar confirmed that one of the five detained was Terengganu Parti Keadilan Rakyat chief, Fariz Musa.

He added that all five were released on police bail after their statements were recorded. — Bernama


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