Najib Supporters Got Violent With UM Students Chanting "Where's The RM2.6 BIllion?"

The former premier was conducting a meet-and-greet session outside University Malaya.

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Several students from University Malaya (UM) were roughed up by supporters of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak earlier today, 22 March

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The incident occurred after Friday prayers, outside Restoral Amjal near the university, Malay Mail reported.

The former premier was conducting a meet-and-greet session at the restaurant when several youths turned up, carrying a cardboard caricature of a clown-faced Najib and "Where's the RM2.6 billion?" posters

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They were chanting "Liar!" and "Where's the RM2.6 billion?" when Najib's supporters confronted them and tore their posters to pieces.

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The confrontation turned violent when one of Najib's aides caught a student in a chokehold

According to Malaysiakini, the student who was choked was the President of UM's Youth Association, Wong Yan Ke.

The Pekan MP's supporters continued to trail the youths even after they backed away.

The scuffle ended when the police arrived and brought the group of students to the Pantai Dalam police station

"We were brought to the police station because the police said they wanted to protect us, not to be investigated," Wong told Malaysiakini.

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