Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Penang State Govt lodges police report on Azhar's - NST

PENANG, TUES: Sept 9, 2008

The Penang state government today made a police report on Penang Umno liaison committee secretary Datuk Azhar Ibrahim in relation to a statement on a Sin Chew Jit Poh journalist that allegedly represents criminal intimidation.

Ng Wei Aik, political secretary to Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, made the report at the Jalan Patani police station saying that Azahar, at a news conference at the Umno building here last Friday, had allegedly said: “If anything happens among the races, he will be the first one to be shot.” Ng also forwarded a video compact disc which had a recording of Azhar’s statement at the news conference.

Timur Laut police district chief ACP Azam Abdul Hamid when contacted said investigations were being conducted.

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