Undi 18 protest 11 individuals who were involved in the peaceful demonstration on the implementation of Undi18 before the Parliament building last Saturday were summoned to give their statements at the Dang Wangi District Police Headquarters. PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette /27 MARCH 2021
11 individuals who were involved in the peaceful demonstration on the implementation of Undi18 before the Parliament building last Saturday were summoned to give their statements at the Dang Wangi District Police Headquarters.PIX: AFFAN FAUZI / MalaysiaGazette /27 MARCH 2021

By Kumara Sabapatty

KUALA LUMPUR – 11 individuals who were involved in the peaceful protest on the implementation of Undi18 before the Parliament building last Saturday were summoned to give their statements at the Dang Wangi District Police Headquarters tomorrow.

Dang Wangi District Police Chief Assistant Commissioner Mohamad Zainal Abdullah said, the organiser of the assembly will also be called.

“Yes. 11 individuals who took part in the Undi18 demonstration are called to give their statements at the police station tomorrow. This includes the organiser of the assembly that was held at 2.30 pm last Saturday… all of them will be coming to the police station in the evening tomorrow to record their statements and to assist into the investigation,” he said, verifying the matter.

Among the individuals who were summoned is activist and Secretary-General of MUDA, Amir Abdul Hadi,

Anyone who wishes to assemble needs to provide a five-day notice to the police prior to the event and no permit is required.

Mohamad Zainal, in a statement after the protest verified that the organiser did not provide any notice on the assembly and they gathered without the permission from the police.

Investigation will be conducted on them under Section 9(5) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012, for gathering without notification.

Besides that, they will also be investigated according to Regulation 11 of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures within Infected Local Areas)(Movement Control)(No. 4) 2021, for organising activities with mass gathering at a venue to the extent that caused difficulty in physical distancing and compliance to the orders of the Director-General. –MalaysiaGazette

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