KUALA LUMPUR – PKR Youth chief Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad was arrested Sunday to facilitate investigations over the “#KitaLawan” rally held in the city centre Saturday afternoon.
Dang Wangi OCPD, ACP Zainol Samah said Nik Nazmi was arrested after giving a statement at Dang Wangi police station at 10am.
“He was detained under Section 143 of the Penal Code for further investigations over the rally,” Zainol said when contacted by BERNAMA.
Supporters of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, Saturday afternoon gathered around the capital in several areas, namely Sentral Market, Masjid Jamek and the PAS headquarters and marched to converge at the Sogo shopping complex.
The rally was held to show support for Anwar, who is undergoing a prison sentence for a sodomy offence. – BERNAMA