Arrest a form of police intimidation against dissenters, says C4 activist


Noel Achariam

Activist K. Sudhagaran Stanley says the police are threatening the people's right to speak out against wrongdoing in the country. – Facebook pic, July 22, 2020.

ANTI-GRAFT activist K. Sudhagaran Stanley, who was released by police last night, said his arrest is a form of intimidation to silence those who speak out on wrongdoings in the country.

He told The Malaysian Insight that he was arrested over a Facebook post on April 2 that questioned the authorities on arrests made during the movement control order, and not over a post about the defacing of murals of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong in Shah Alam.


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  • American police made mistakes. Malaysian police don't ? Of course they do. Mistake or not am sure the police mostly act within the law most of the time. When do the police step out of the law? You and I know there are interrogations during remands. These interrogations lead to a lot of findings s.a murder cases. Don't ever step on the police toes if you want to sleep peacefully at home. Don't be an activist or M Gandhi if you're not even prepared to be remanded.

    Posted 1 year ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • The police have yet to bring Indira Gandhi's daughter to her, despite earlier promises of a 'happy ending' by the IGP, indicating that the PDRM knew where she was.
    The police are either ignorant of the law, or have chosen to thumb their noses at the Judiciary, and ignore specific Judicial instructions.
    That is the true state of the PDRM today.
    Mostly act within the law? We wonder.

    Posted 1 year ago by Arul Inthirarajah

  • We heard police raped women, extort, corrupt all the time. Does that that mean PDRM is not keeping law and order ?

    Posted 1 year ago by Zainuddin Yusoff

  • Looks like the Police has nothing else better to do and/or bring us as an instrument to harass those who spoke up against abuse of power and injustices as well as those who criticised the backdoor government

    Posted 1 year ago by Rupert Lum

  • The obscure of this complaint is whether the police or the government is under fire. Clearly, we always praise the police when the executive system is independent and praise not when they collude with the legislative.

    Posted 1 year ago by Tanahair Ku