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Police arrest PSM Sec-Gen Arutchelvan


S ArutchelvanKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 20 — Parti Sosialis Malaysia (PSM) secretary- general S. Arutchelvan (pic) was detained under the Sedition Act 1948 Thursday night.

This was confirmed by Kuala Lumpur police chief, Datuk Tajuddin Md Isa.

According to a posting on PSM’s Facebook page, Arutchelvan was arrested at his house at about 7pm and taken to the Dang Wangi district police headquarters.


The arrest is believed to be related to a statement on the outcome of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s last appeal on his sodomy case recently.