UPDATED 3.10PM | Within hours of Malaysiakini breaking the story that former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak and his wife Rosmah Mansor were blacklisted by the Immigration Department, the restriction was removed, and subsequently restored.
Checks conducted at 5.30am on Najib (530723-06-XXXX) and Rosmah's status (511210-05-XXXX) on the Immigration Department website returned the results "Sila rujuk ke pejabat imigresen terdekat" (Please refer to the nearest immigration office) in red letters.
This was the same results several Pakatan Harapan MPs and activists received in the past when they were barred from travel.
But at 9.30am the system showed a change in status, returning the results "Tiada halangan" (No obstacle) in green letters for both, indicating they were not blacklisted.
However, near noon, the blacklisting was restored...