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Proposal for establishment of RCI probe “Red Bean Army” for Cabinet meeting


KUALA LUMPUR, July 3 – The proposal for the establishment of the Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) to investigate the opposition cyber troopers called the ‘Red Bean Army’ will be discussed in the Cabinet meeting on Friday.

SHAHIDANMinister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said he received a memorandum from 130 Malay Muslim NGOs today who proposed that the government establish the RCI to investigate the cyber army.

The NGOs said the establishment of the RCI was because of the incitement spread by the portal as it can affect the unity and political stability in the country.


“We take serious view of this proposal in order to safeguard the harmony of the people and will try to find the mastermind behind the operation and financing of the “Read Bean Army.”

red-bean-armyThe issue of silver nitrate in the indelible ink in the 13th general election (GE13) in a press conference in the parliament lobby tomorrow.

Shahidan said generally, the silver nitrate used in the indelible ink used in GE13 is less than one percent.

“We learn from the experience of the Ministry of Health in using silver nitrate for the treatment of skin diseases without causing harm to the patients.

“The rates are not harmful and in the region of 0.5 to 1 percent. I will reply to the other questions tomorrow,” he told reporters in the parliament lobby.