Police Cancel Christmas Eve Plan to Record Guan Eng’s Statement

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Police have cancelled a session to record DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng’s statement tomorrow in relation to two press releases issued by him in 2019.

The Bagan member of parliament said he had been informed by his lawyer, Gobind Singh Deo, that the police had cancelled the session and would fix another date soon.

The session was scheduled to be held at the northeast district police headquarters at 10am tomorrow.

“The Inspector-General of Police (Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador) had graciously apologised in a text message to me for his officer’s oversight in fixing the recording of my statement on Christmas Eve.

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“I thanked him for his Christmas greetings to me and my family,” he added.

Lim had revealed that police had called him in for questioning over two press releases issued by him in 2019.

He had called the investigation a continuation of Perikatan Nasional’s “persecution” of the opposition. – NST