Monday, January 28, 2008

11 Participants of Protes Rally Freed

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 27 (Bernama) -- Eleven of the 56 people arrested Saturday for participating in an illegal assembly at the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) have been released unconditionally, the police said.
The other 45 were still being investigated for participating in the illegal gathering and for defying court order, said a statement from the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters.
"They were also arrested for obstructing public officers from discharging their duties," the statement said.
Meanwhile, the proceedings to obtain remand orders for those who were still under police custody were still progressing at 8pm tonight at a Kuala Lumpur court, with 13 of them had already been issued with the remand order until tomorrow.
Yesterday, police arrested 56 people including several opposition leaders and members of the non-governmental organisations (NGO) for participating in the illegal assembly which they said was to protest against rising cost of living.-- BERNAMA

Let's hope the rest will be released real soon!

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

No way, Nuraina!

According to Malaysiakini the rest of the 47 people arrested at the Protes rally yesterday are still being held in Pudu jail and will be charged tomorrow.

big easy said...

one of them is blogger, black. who at this very moment is awaiting his hearing for bail. since morning. it seems ages.