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LTTE-linked terrorism support charges vague, say detained DAP reps

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

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DAP’s elected representatives G Saminathan (above, left) and P Gunasekaran (above, right) contended that the terrorism charges against them for alleged support of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were too vague and did not state the details of the offence involving the defunct militant group.

These were among the reasons cited by Gadek assemblyperson Saminathan and Seremban Jaya assemblyperson Gunasekaran in their applications for bail filed at the Ayer Keroh Sessions Court Registry last week.

Dated Dec 4, the duo’s Notices of Motion were filed following the major Kuala Lumpur High Court ruling on Nov 29 that those charged with a security offence still deserved to have their bail bid heard by the courts, despite being earlier detained under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012...

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