Financial analyst arrested for questioning MySejahtera site earlier on bail | Malaysia


Attorney Rajsurian said his client was ordered to delete the tweets regarding the RM70 million allowance on the MySejahtera website under section 6 of the same order through a notice. . – Photo by Yusof Mat Isa

KUALA LUMPUR, July 23 – A 30-year-old financial analyst who was arrested earlier today for tweets implicating the RM70 million MySejahtera app was released earlier in the night.

His lawyer Rajsuran Pillai said Malaysian courier that the analyst was released earlier this evening at 8:30 p.m. at the Wangsa Maju police station where the latter was detained as he went to give a statement at 3:00 p.m. today.

“Police released him on bail,” Rajsurian said Malaysian courier.

Earlier today, the analyst was arrested by a group of police officers from Bukit Aman D5 (classified unit) under Article 4 (1) of the Emergency Ordinance (Essential Powers) (No. 2 ) 2021.

He was previously scheduled to spend a night in detention.

Rajsurian said his client was also ordered to delete the tweets regarding the RM70 million allocation on the MySejahtera website under section 6 of the same order by way of a notice.

The police also confiscated the man’s cell phone.

The analyst was the second man to be investigated into the allegation.

On June 4, a 36-year-old computer hardware salesman was arrested for allegedly posting a statement on his Twitter account on May 29 regarding the MySejahtera app and the national Covid-19 vaccination program that could cause public distress , according to Bukit Aman Criminal. Deputy Director of the Investigations Department (CID) (Investigations / Legal) Datuk Mohd Azman Ahmad Sapri.

Police seized the man’s cell phone, router and modem and remanded him for a day.


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