Mahathir gives statement over disparaging remarks on royalty
Statements have also been taken from former Federal Territory Pejuang chairman Khairuddin Abu Hassan and former Pejuang deputy president Marzuki Yahya.
(Bernama) – Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had his statement recorded yesterday to assist in the investigation into disparaging remarks against the royal institution published by a news portal on June 6.
Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department director Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain said statements were also taken to assist from the former chairman of Federal Territory Pejuang Khairuddin Abu Hassan and former Pejuang deputy president Marzuki Yahya.
He said the case was still at the investigation stage and advised against speculation or the sharing of wrong information to disrupt the investigation process.
“The case is being investigated by the Classified Crime Investigation Unit, Division D5, Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department under Section 4(1) of the Sedition Act 1948 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998,” he said in a statement last night.