Nine people have been arrested today at the Ubudiah mosque about 1km from Iskandariah Palace in Kuala Kangsar. The protest march by the 3,000 Pakatan Rakyat supporters is to stop the Swearing-in ceremony for new Perak MB Zambry Abdul Kadir which took place at Palace Iskandariah today. The Federal Reserve Unit (FRU) fired several rounds of tear gas at more than 3,000 Pakatan Rakyat supporters. The nine who were arrested have been brought to Kuala Kangsar District Police head quarters.
Those arrested are:
1. Bad Latif
2. Isha Riduan Bin Ishak
3. Adi Hilmi Bin Mohd Nasir
4. Mohd Faiz Bin Mohd Arshad
5. Meor Safizal Nin Meor Mohd Amin
6. Zul Haizam Bin Zulkifli
7. Haji Mohd Ismail Bin SM Abdul Kadir
8. Yussuf Bin Jaafar
9. Idris Bin Mohd Taib
SUARAM strongly condemns the police for their ongoing attacks and intimidation on freedom of expression, a fundamental right which is guaranteed under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Federal Constitution of Malaysia.