Zu­nar re­manded for a day

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

GE­ORGE TOWN: The mag­is­trate’s court here granted po­lice a one­day re­mand for po­lit­i­cal car­ton­ist Zu­nar, de­tained for al­legedly in­sult­ing Prime Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Na­jib Ab­dul Razak.

Po­lice had re­quested for a four-day re­mand but it was de­clined by se­nior as­sis­tant regis­trar Mohd Harith Mohd Ra­zlan.

Zu­nar, whose real name is Zulk­i­fli S.M. An­warul Haque, was de­tained un­der Sec­tion 4(1)(c) of the Sedi­tion Act 1948.

His coun­sel Ramkarpal Singh said Zu­nar has been co­op­er­at­ing with po­lice and is ex­pected to be re­leased af­ter his state­ment has been recorded.

Zu­nar leav­ing the mag­is­trate’s court in Ge­orge Town yes­ter­day af­ter his re­mand hear­ing.

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