Papagomo nabbed over seditious video – IGP

Papagomo nabbed over seditious video – IGP

KUALA LUMPUR,. Social media influencer Wan Muhammad Azri Wan Deris, also known as Papagomo, has been arrested for investigation into an allegedly seditious video he uploaded, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said.

Razarudin said Wan Muhammad Azri was arrested at his home in Setapak here this afternoon.

“The arrest was made after police received a report regarding his seditious video questioning the move of His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim, King of Malaysia in meeting KK Mart owner Datuk Seri Chai Kee Kan at Istana Negara, which was uploaded on his social media page,” he said when contacted.

According to Razarudin, police are applying for a remand order against Papagomo to assist in the investigation, in accordance with Section 4(1) of the Sedition Act 1948 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

Earlier, a video went viral on Facebook showing Papagomo being arrested by police officers at his residence in Setapak.


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