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Bersih trio to be probed over candlelight vigil last November

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Six months after the candlelight vigil demanding the release of Bersih chairperson Maria Chin Abdullah, police are now probing three Bersih officials for allegedly failing to submit a 10-day notice for the gathering.

Bersih secretariat manager Mandeep Singh, advocacy officer Zoe Randhawa and outreach officer Chan Tsu Chong have been summoned to the Dang Wangi police headquarters to have their statements taken on May 15.

The trio are being probed under Section 9(5) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012, in relation to the candlelight vigil held at Dataran Merdeka on November 21 last year, in solidarity with Maria who was held under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012...

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