What great weekend news to have greeted me!
My brother, Syed Azidi Syed Abdul Aziz AKA Sheih Kickdefella was released from police custody yesterday afternoon.
He had been detained for three nights by the Commercial Crimes Investigation Department (CCID).Later at a Press conference at his sister's home in Kuala Lumpur, Sheih said he did not give any statements to the police throughout the duration of his detention.
“I told them that if they wanted a statement, they would have to charge me and I will give my statements in court in front of a judge,” he was quoted to have said.He said the police treated him well.
Sheih believes that his detention was politically motivated.
“They were trying to scare other bloggers and dampen my spirits. It didn’t work,” he said.
According to Malaysiakini:
Immediately after his release, he was interviewed by officials from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) in the CCID headquarters in Kuala Lumpur.
He walked out of the CCID headquarters at about 4pm and was received by his family members and friends.
Syed Azidi was being investigated for posting allegedly seditious material in his blog kickdefella involving a campaign to fly the Jalur Gemilang (Malaysian flag) upside down.
Continue reading HERE...
And while you're at it, read Sheih's "I Found Al-Ghazali In Dang Wangi"....