IGP: Maria Chin suspected of trying to topple government through Bersih 5


(MMO) – The police said today they are investigating Bersih 2.0 chairman Maria Chin Abdullah for allegedly trying to topple the government and the prime minister through the planned Bersih 5 rally.

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the head of the electoral reform group was being investigated under Section 124C of the Penal Code, related to acts detrimental to parliamentary democracy.

“We are also conducting investigations against Maria Chin for wanting to topple the government [and] the prime minister through Bersih 5,” he said today after the Bukit Aman monthly assembly here.

“We are investigating her under Section 124C of the Penal Code.”

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