Bodyguard Remanded for Insulting Police on FB

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Allegedly uploaded a post insulting the police for releasing photographs of wanted criminals on Facebook.

Terengganu police yesterday obtained an order to remand a 35-year-old bodyguard for four days to facilitate the investigation into a statement insulting the police which was posted on Facebook.

The suspect was remanded for investigation under Section 505 (A) of the Penal Code and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

He was apprehended on Oct 1 at about 6pm at the parking area of a flat in Bandar Damai Perdana, Cheras.

At the time of the arrest, police also seized a pistol and two cans of bullets, each containing 10 bullets, as well as a handphone.

He had earlier uploaded a posting on Facebook on the police action of displaying the photographs of 30 individuals believed to be involved in murders, attempted murders and robbery resulting in injury.