Friday 12 September 2008

Teresa Kok is the latest to be arrested under the ISA

Teresa Kok

The Star report is HERE

DAP's Teresa Kok is the latest to be arrested under the ISA Section 73 (1), Kok, who is Seputeh MP and also assemblyman for Kinrara, was arrested at 11.20pm on Friday 12th September 2008.

Deputy IGP Ismail Omar has confirmed Kok's arrest.

Tan Hoon Cheng

Earlier, Sin Chew Daily News reporter Tan Hoon Cheng was arrested from her home in Taman Permai in Bukit Mertajam at 8.40pm Friday.

Family members said they were told that she would be taken to the Bandar Perda police station in Seberang Jaya.

Ismail Omar said was also arrested under Section 73 (1) of the ISA.

Tan, a Mass Communications graduate from Universiti Sains Malaysia, has been a journalist for the last nine years.

She had reported on former Bukit Bendera division UMNO chief Ahmad Ismail's alleged racist remarks while campaigning for the Permatang Pauh by-election.

The arrest comes on the same day that Malaysia Today editor Raja Petra Kamaruddin was detained, under the ISA.

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