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Melaka state exco arrested

  • Melaka chief minister Adly Zahari confirmed to the media today that one of the state executive councilors had been detained by the police.

MELAKA, Oct 10 (Sin Chew Daily) -- Melaka chief minister Adly Zahari confirmed to the media today that one of the state executive councilors had been detained by the police.

He said in a press conference this morning that the state government would try to find out from the police the reason for the exco member's arrest.

The executive councilor from DAP was taken away by the police at about 08:00 from his office at the state government building.

When approached by Sin Chew Daily, Melaka DAP chairman Datuk Tey Kok Kiew confirmed the incident although he had yet to establish a reason for the exco's arrest.

Meanwhile, Bukit Aman Special Branch counter-terrorism division chief Deputy Comm Datuk Ayob Khan confirmed that the police had detained Seremban Jaya state assemblyman Gunasekaran Palasamy and Gadek state assemblyman G. Saminathan.

He said the police would hold a press conference on the arrests at Bukit Aman police headquarters at 16:00 today.

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