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Malaysia arrests LTTE supporter

2013 Dec 19

The Malaysian police arrested a man while six others surrendered over a crackdown on a non-governmental organization (NGO) which had organised an event in support of the LTTE.

Chief of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the man who was arrested is now being investigated under Section 4 ( 1 ) (a ) of the Sedition Act 1948, the Bernama news agency reported.

He said police investigations revealed that the NGO had invited the public to celebrate the anniversary of LTTE leader V. Prabhakaran. The police saw the event as an attempt to influence people to believe violence oriented activities .

” We see this an act or attempt to influence or incite the people to believe in terrorism in the country, ” the police Chief said. (Colombo Gazette)






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