Police advise public to stay away from proposed rally in Brickfields

The police have received the notice from the organiser, in pursuant to Section 9 (1) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 on the intention to hold the rally on Aug 24 (this Saturday) at 2 pm at the Water Fountain Little India, Brickfields.

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — The public is advised against attending the ‘Say No To Zakir Naik, Equal Rights to Indians and Other Races’ rally this Saturday in Brickfields.

Brickfields district acting police chief Supt Arifai Tarawe said a notice on the proposed rally submitted by the organiser to the police was incomplete and did not meet legal requirements.

“The police have received the notice from the organiser, in pursuant to Section 9 (1) of the Peaceful Assembly Act 2012 on the intention to hold the rally on Aug 24 (this Saturday) at 2 pm at the Water Fountain Little India, Brickfields.

“However, the notice that was submitted was found to be incomplete and did not meet legal requirements,” he told Bernama here today.

As such, he advised the public against going to the venue to safeguard the comfort and well-being of the local community.

— BERNAMA

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