[NEW UPDATE] She Insulted Our Agong: Her Friend Surrenders
Melissa Gooi was arrested for sedition after venting her frustration on Facebook about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong's birthday speech last Sunday (2 June 2013). Yet another sedition based attack. Are we getting too sensitive or is this necessary?
Third person surrenders to police, one more still overseas
SAC Ku said the fourth person who is overseas is expected to surrender to the police this Saturday.thestar.com.my
City CID chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Ku Chin Wah said she was among the four person was sought by police.
He said she surrendered at Penang police headquarters yesterday morning.
“We are in the midst of recording her statement,” he said when contacted yesterday.malaysiasun.com
The third person who was sought by police to assist police into the investigation over a facebook posting for allegedly insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong surrended to the police.thestar.com.my
Woman who insulted the King released but investigations still ongoing
The 32-year-old woman who was detained for allegedly insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong via Facebook has been released after police recorded her statement.thestar.com.my
City deputy CID chief Asst Comm Aziz Zakaria said she was released on the same day after police recorded her statement.
"The investigation is still ongoing," he told a press conference here Wednesday.malaysiandigest.com
ACP Aziz also said the police were tracking down four other individuals in the investigation.
They are Weennee Tan, Shuh Chien Loo, Hun Keat Wong and Carol Tay.thestar.com.my
A woman's Facebook post about the Yang di-Pertuan Agong was deemed insulting against the royal institution and the King
It is believed the comment was made during the King's birthday speech which was aired live on national television last Friday night. Several of her Facebook friends commented on the update which also contributed to insulting the King further.malaysiandigest.com
Although the insults looked more like a conversation between friends, some of what was said showed them crossing the line into making allegations against the royal institution and insulting the King.malaysiandigest.com
She was detained by the police for insulting the King
The woman who was alleged to have insulted the King on her Facebook page has been detained by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to assist in investigations.fz.com
A woman has been detained for allegedly insulting Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah on Facebook.thestar.com.my
Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) spokesperson said: we have successfully tracked and detained the suspect, who was said to have insulted the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on Facebook. The suspect, who is female, was detained to assist in investigations."hype.my
The MCMC said it was also requesting the suspect’s friends to come forward to assist in further investigations.digitalnewsasia.com
"The investigation was done under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998," he said, adding that the suspect might also be charged under the Sedition Act 1948.thestar.com.my
Yesterday, 20 NGOs lodge a police report against the woman's Facebook post
Yesterday, a total of 20 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) lodged a police report against a blogger and a Facebook user for insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah.hype.my
“The NGO representatives read a woman's account on Facebook that made hateful comments against Seri Paduka Baginda Yang di-Pertuan Agong, believed to be seditious.thestar.com.my
Kuala Lumpur Deputy Chief of Police, Datuk Amar Singh confirmed receiving reports from 6 NGOs saying that the case is now being investigated under Section 4 (1) (b) of the Sedition Act 1948.malaysiandigest.com
Ipoh Barat Umno Youth division chief Shamsul Bahrain: "I'm shocked and angry at the disrespectful actions of these people who are racist and would insult - even challenge - the royal institution.thestar.com.my
urge the police to take immediate action against the two individuals to curb their actions and ensure that the unity among races in Malaysia is not affected by their actions,” he said, adding that the two should have their citizenships revoked.hype.my
She went into hiding after her identity was revealed by bloggers
She was believed to have been in hiding after her identity was revealed by bloggers, the MCMC said in a statement.digitalnewsasia.com