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IGP denies police were slow to handle temple riot, calls for calm as 17 arrested

Published on 26 Nov 2018 11:31:09 PM

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Fuzi Harun has denied that they responded slowly to the riots at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ, Subang Jaya.

The IGP called for all parties, including NGOs and politicians, not to fan racial sentiments, adding that 29 police reports had been made regarding the incident.

Fuzi said that the police would investigate all aspects of the case, including allegations that a developer had send a group of people to force them (the people at the temple) out .

The IGP noted that it was too early to tell if they had any involvement at this point of time but nevertheless, he said that the police have identified all parties responsible for the riots. 

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2018/11/26/igp-denies-police-were-slow-to-handle-temple-riot-calls-for-calm/