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Ramasamy: Detention of Gatco settlers was an abuse of power by police
Published:  Dec 1, 2021 1:14 AM
Updated: 2:12 AM

Penang Deputy Chief Minister P Ramasamy has blasted the treatment of around 40 settlers from Kampung Serampang Indah, better known as Kampung Gatco, who were stopped and escorted home by the police while on a bus heading to meet Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Aminuddin Harun yesterday morning.

"It was an abuse of police power to detain the bus. It was an uncalled for arrest by the police in Negeri Sembilan.

"It is strange that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob talks about Malaysians being one family, yet the police force wants to adopt harsh tactics to disperse fellow Malaysians who wanted to meet their elected representative to resolve their land dispute," Ramasamy said in a statement...

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