Saturday, May 18, 2013

Student activist Adam Adli arrested in Bangsar Utama

Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim was arrested at 3.15pm in Bangsar Utama, here to facilitate police investigations under Section 124 of the Sedition Act.

His arrest was believed to be connected to his speech at a forum held at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese

Assembly Hall on Monday where he allegedly urged the people to go down to the streets to protest against an allegedly unfair election and to topple the government.

City police chief Datuk Mohmad Salleh confirmed the arrest.

He said the suspect has been taken to Jinjang police lockup for investigation.

Adam Adli previously made headlines for bringing down a flag bearing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s image outside the Umno headquarters at the Putra World Trade Centre on Dec 17, 2011.

He has since been suspended for three semesters from Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris.

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