Putera MIC lodges police report over blog

2009/01/31
Putera MIC lodges police report over blog
Bernama
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PETALING JAYA, SAT:

Putera MIC today lodged a police report over the existence of a blog, claiming that it contained entries that incited hatred against the Indian community.
Its information chief A. Premnath said the “Pendekar Tanahair” blog, run by a blogger using the pseudonym “Pendekar Ramlee”, also contained derogatory postings against the community.

He said that while it was not wrong to write about what a blogger felt about certain issues, it should not be to the extent of stoking anger among the multiracial society.

“We are all Malaysians irrespective of our races. Let us not incite hatred among us,” he told reporters after lodging the report at the Petaling Jaya district police headquarters here.

He added that the blog, http://pendekartanahair.blogspot.com, had at least six entries which are damaging to the community.
Putera MIC had also requested the blog’s international host to terminate the blog.

A check by Bernama showed that the blog had been removed.

Petaling Jaya OCPD ACP Arjunaidi Mohamed, when contacted, confirmed that the police had received the report and that the police would carry out investigations.