8 Chinese school reps charged with unlawful assembly over Jawi lessons

Eight members from the United Chinese School Association of Jerantut were charged today with unlawful assembly for a protest against the implementation of Jawi lessons for vernacular schools.

According to the charge sheet read at the Jerantut Magistrate's Court, they held a rally in front of SJK(C) Sungai Jan on Aug 20, 2019, which contravened Section 142 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 143 of the same act...

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