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July 16, 2011

First arrest ongoing at The Spring Kuching,Sarawak on Yellow Saturday.A Lawyer wearing BERSIH 2.0 T Shirt!

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Emeric Teo   being charged under Section 47 of Societies Act 1966

 

Under Section 47 of the Societies Act 1966, any person who prints, publishes, displays, sells or exposes for sale, or transmits through the post or who, without lawful authority or excuse, has in his possession any placard, newspaper, book, circular, pictorial representation or any other document or writing whatsoever or which is issued or appears to be issued by or on behalf of or in the interests of an unlawful society shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable, on conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to a fine not exceeding RM5,000 or both


Group of PKR comrades and supporters in “Yellow” hanging out at The Spring Shopping Mall, Kuching.But sadly one of their comrades has been arrested by the Police for wearing Bersih 2.0 T Shirt.Im sorry but F**k Tha Police!

Guess who is taking videos and pictures? Its the Police Special Branch lah.Why so kepo? Got nothing else to do meh? So free ahh? Perhaps they should work harder to reduced Crime Rates in Kuching!! Watch the video of the arrest here

Lawyer in Bersih tee arrested

PETALING JAYA: A week has passed since the Bersih 2.0 rally but the arrests continue. Emeric Teo, a lawyer, was picked up in Kuching this morning for wearing a yellow Bersih 2.0 T-shirt in public.

Teo and a group of PKR members and other lawyers were at The Spring, a popular mall in Kuching, to publicise an online petition for the release of the six Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) members detained under the Emergency Ordinance (EO).

According to PKR Batu Lintang assemblyman, See Chee How, the group was having coffee at Starbucks and chatting to patrons when a group of about 30 policemen approached them.

“All of us were wearing yellow but Teo was the only one wearing a Bersih T-shirt,” See told FMT.

“The police took him to the Kuching police divisional headquarters. We were told that he has been arrested under Section 47 of the Societies Act 1966.”

Asked if Teo was handcuffed or whether a tussle ensued, See said: “No they didn’t handcuff him because they know he’s a lawyer. There were no arguments either.”

See, who accompanied Teo to the police headquarters, added that the police had just finished taking his statement and were in the midst of snapping pictures of Teo in the T-shirt.

“We’re still waiting for an explanation from the police,” he said. “We’d like to find out why he was arrested when the rally is over.”

Teo is the second person in Sarawak to be arrested over a Bersih T-shirt. On July 4, PKR Youth secretary Zulhaidah Suboh was arrested at the Miri airport for wearing a Bersih T-shirt and for carrying a few more in her luggage.

She pleaded not guilty at the Miri Magistrate’s Court and was released on RM4,000 bail on July 7.Read more here

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