The court has issued an order to prevent any party from gathering at three locations in the capital, namely Dataran Merdeka, Sogo and Masjid Jamek. Dang Wangi District Police Chief said that the ban was effective for seven days starting yesterday. He explained that so far police has not received any notification regarding the organisation of the rally. The police also urged people to avoid gathering in the name of #TangkapAzamBaki rally against the MACC chief.
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Dan Wangi police chief has stressed that the police will not compromise with any party or individual who participated in the rally.
“Apart from that, the police advise the public not to participate in any activities that violate the law and standard operating procedures (SOP) that are in force.
“This is to maintain public safety and order as well as public health. All levels of the general public must understand how important it is for us to jointly comply with the SOPs of the National Recovery Plan (VAT) Phase 4,” the top official said in his statement.
Meanwhile, a total of 1,010 police personnel will be mobilised to carry out SOP Compliance Operations, including members from the Kuala Lumpur and Bukit Aman Contingents.
On the investigation into the organization of the rally, he said 16 individuals were called to testify, including five politicians.
He said the case was being investigated under Section 504 of the Penal Code and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.
The rally against MACC chief Azam Baki will be held today at 11 am in Bangsar.