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'Altantuya Story' author: I was questioned over tweets 'insulting' Najib

Koh Jun Lin  |  Published:  |  Modified:

An author has claimed he was questioned by the police for supposedly posting tweets in 2016 that insulted then-prime minister Najib Abdul Razak and then inspector-general of police Khalid Abu Bakar.

ES Shankar, who wrote the 2015 book Murdered in Malaysia: The Altantuya Story, said he was detained immediately upon arrival at the immigration counter of KLIA on Aug 7.

He claimed he was held from 3.30pm until 11.00pm that day, where he was interrogated by four Special Branch personnel from Bukit Aman, who arrived at about 8.00pm..

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