Cops serious about chaos email

Rahim Ghouse

(Bernama) – Police view the case of an email, purportedly sent by Abdul Rahim Ghouse (pic, left), a close friend of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, to Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) director of strategy, Rafizi Ramli, on a plan to create chaos at strategic locations in conjunction with the New Year celebrations on Tuesday, seriously.

The email is said to have surfaced on social website, Facebook.

Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department director Hadi Ho Abdullah said police had called up Rafizi, who is also Pandan Member of Parliament, to assist investigations.

“The public are advised to respect peace and order in the country while celebrating the new year,” he said in a posting on the Royal Malaysian Police Force (PDRM) Facebook.

He said until today, police had received 1,151 reports against a planned assembly, aimed at causing creating public disorder.

Meanwhile, a weekly newspaper, Mingguan Malaysia, today reported that Abdul Rahim denied sending the email.

Meanwhile, Rafizi, when met by reporters after giving his statement at the Dang Wangi police station here today, denied he was responsible for sending the email.

He was seen entering the police station with three men at about 10am and left at noon.