KUALA LUMPUR – Investigations and stern actions will be taken against the organisers of the illegal assembly which will take place at the Little India in Brickfields tomorrow.
The Acting Chief Police of Brickfields District, Superintendent Arifai Tarawe said, the organisers were advised to not continue with the assembly.
He verified that the has received the notice from the organisers of the ‘Say No to Zakir Naik, Equal Rights to Indians & Other Races’ assembly, stating that it was incomplete and is does not abide to the providence of the law.
Arifai also urged the public not to join another assembly which will take place today as the notice submitted by the organiser was also incomplete.
“The assemblies do not comply to the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012.
“If they insist on carrying out the assembly, investigations and actions will be taken against them based on the same act and other relevant provisions of the law,” he said in a statement today, through Whatsapp after being asked to comment on the police’s actions following the viral Whatsapp message.
In the viral Whatsapp message, the organisers will proceed with the two assemblies as planned in Little India, despite not having the permit or police approval.
Earlier, another message was distributed through the social media and Whatsapp, saying that riots will take place around Little India and NU Sentral today, between 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm tonight.
Meanwhile, Arifai said that the viral messages on the unrests in Little India on 23 and 24 August is untrue as the area is safe and in order at the moment.
“The public is advised to not trust or spread fake news, which can cause social unrests.
“The police will take stern actions against law breakers,” he said. -MalaysiaGazette