Melaka, Negri Sembilan DAP reps among seven nabbed over alleged support for Tamil Tigers

Published on 10 Oct 2019 6:18:43 PM

Seven suspects, including two state lawmakers from Melaka and Negri Sembilan, were arrested by Bukit Aman counterterrorism operatives today for alleged involvement in promoting, supporting and sourcing funds meant for now defunct terror group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Bukit Aman Special Branch Counter-terrorism Division (E8) principal assistant director, Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay, confirmed during a press conference today the two assemblymen were arrested for participating in an LTTE “Heroes Day” celebration in Melaka last year.