Academics tell cops to go after real wrongdoers in attack on UM students

Modified 23 Mar 2019, 8:51 am

The Malaysian Academic Movement (Gerak) has called on the police to take action against the real culprits in an incident yesterday which saw supporters of former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak set on Universiti Malaya students who were protesting against him.

Najib's supporters subsequently lodged a police report against the students, alleging provocation. The students were later questioned by police.

"We call upon the authorities to not detain and further harass the innocent party, the students...

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