Cops to call in Sanusi to give statement over ballot paper display, says IGP

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KUALA LUMPUR: The police will call up Kedah Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor to give a statement over his alleged display of his marked ballot paper on polling day for the Kedah election on Aug 12.


Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the police are investigating the matter under the Election Offences Act following a report lodged.

“As per the investigation, he will be called in for his statement to be recorded,” he told a press conference in Bukit Aman on Tuesday (Aug 15).

The IGP said the police will comb through the relevant laws in the course of the investigation.

“I stand with the Deputy IGP, Bukit Aman directors and the rest of the police force, vowing we will not be victimised by anyone.


“We will be fair in our conduct, especially in investigations,” he added.

Razarudin said the investigation paper (IP) will be referred to the Attorney General’s Chambers once the investigation is completed.

It was previously reported that Sanusi had shown his ballot paper shortly before casting his vote during the election on Saturday.

– The Star

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