20 reports filed over cartoon, IGP tells media to be sensitive

Zikri Kamarulzaman

Modified 12 Apr 2017, 4:34 am

The police have received 20 reports on a controversial newspaper cartoon, prompting inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar to remind the media to be more sensitive.

The reports were on the cartoon in Nanyang Siang Pau that depicted PAS president Abdul Hadi Awang and Dewan Rakyat speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia as monkeys.

"I advise all, including the press, that we have to be sensitive, our country is a multiracial one.

"Don't write or draw something that can create unease among our society," Khalid said at a press conference in Kuala Lumpur today...

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