25 arrested for holding vigil for Covid-19 victims

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa Aminah Farid

Police arrest a female activist during a candlelight vigil for Covid-19 victims at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur tonight. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, August 19, 2021.

POLICE arrested 25 participants for holding a vigil in commemoration of those who lost their lives to Covid-19 at Dataran Merdeka in Kuala Lumpur tonight.

A participant told The Malaysian Insight, the group, which started gathering at 7.50pm, began with lighting candles en masse to commemorate the victims.

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