Cops probe Al Jazeera journo over Altantuya report

RK Anand

Modified 11 Sep 2015, 11:06 am

The police will investigate Al-Jazeera journalist Mary Ann Jolley over her report on the murder of Mongolian woman Altantuya Shaaribuu.

Inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar said a probe would be initiated against the Australian-based journalist under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code related to "statements with the intent to cause, or is likely to cause, fear or alarm to the public."

The police chief also dismissed the allegations made in the Al Jazeera weekly programme 101 East, titled ' Murder in Malaysia '.

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