Malaysia to revoke sex blogger Alvin Tan's passport

Malaysia to revoke sex blogger Alvin Tan's passport
A picture of sex blogger Alvin Tan at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex in July 2014. Interpol is now on the hunt for him to return to Malaysia and face several charges.

KUALA LUMPUR - The Immigration Department will be revoking controversial sex blogger Alvin Tan's passport under the Immigration Act tomorrow.

Home Ministry Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said the department has the power the cancel out Tan's travel document as it was considered government property.

"It (passport) can be revoked under the Immigration Act and we will do it as soon as tomorrow (Monday)," he told a press conference at the launch of the Special Task Force for Anti-vice, Gaming and Gangsterism (STAGG) at the Forestry Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on Sunday.

This follows a Facebook post by Tan where he questioned the revocation of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's state award by Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah.

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