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Sanjeevan remanded for 21 days under Poca, says lawyer

Koh Jun Lin

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Modified 11 Jul 2016, 10:37 am

Malaysian Crime Watch Task Force (MyWatch) chairperson R Sri Sanjeevan has been remanded for 21 days, according to his lawyer Preakas Sampunathan.

Preakas said the remand under Section 4(1) of the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca) was granted by the a magistrate's court in Kuala Lumpur during a hearing at 11am today.

“We have raised an objection that he (Sanjeevan) does not fall under a registrable category of the First Schedule of Poca, and he has already been held for (19 days) for other offences,” he told Malaysiakini when contacted today.

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