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'Karpal incited people into hating Malay rulers'

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The prosecution in the late Karpal Singh's sedition case told the Court of Appeal today that the former Bukit Gelugor MP’s statement has a seditious tendency, as it incited people into hating the institution of the Malay rulers.

Deputy public prosecutor Awang Armadajaya Awang Mahmud said Karpal's statement mentioning the Perak sultan - whom Karpal had criticised during the silver state's 2009 political imbroglio - fits one of the six criteria defined under Section 3 of the Sedition Act 1948.

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