Artist probed for criminal defamation over Adham Baba caricatures

Modified 10 Mar 2021, 9:43 am

Police have opened an investigation on graphic artist Fahmi Reza for criminal defamation over two caricatures of Health Minister Dr Adham Baba.

In a tweet after being questioned by Putrajaya police, Fahmi said he was being probed under Section 500 of the Penal Code - which covers the punishment for criminal defamation.

He was also being investigated under Section 233 of the... 

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