Woman who insulted King released as cops probe case

The 32-year-old woman had been arrested after posting allegedly seditious comments about the king on her facebook page. Police are now on the look-out for four other individuals to assist with their investigation.

KUALA LUMPUR: The 32-year-old woman who was detained for allegedly insulting the Yang di-Pertuan Agong via Facebook has been released after police recorded her statement.

"The investigation is still ongoing," City deputy CID chief Asst Comm Aziz Zakaria said yesterday.

ACP Aziz said the woman was believed to have gone into hiding after her identity was revealed on the Internet following the alleged insults she had written against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah on Facebook.

The police managed to track down the woman with the help of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.

It was reported on Sunday that the police were investigating a woman for posting alleged insults against the King on her Facebook page.

ACP Aziz also said the police were tracking down four other individuals in the investigation.

They are Weennee Tan, Shuh Chien Loo, Hun Keat Wong and Carol Tay.

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