Activist tries to free broke fishing duo from jail, finds tangled mess instead

Modified 5 Apr 2020, 7:12 am

CORONAVIRUS | Social activist Kuan Chee Heng has defended a three-month jail sentence handed out to two men from Sungai Siput who were netted by police for going fishing during the movement control order (MCO) period.

In a Facebook post, Kuan said the duo, who were reportedly unable to pay their fines, had a history of convictions and had insisted on being sent to prison.

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