31 Jul '13, 7pm

Do the necessary ‘Jom Heboh’ for EO & ISA: Minister of Rural and Regional Development Dato’ Seri Shafie Apdal ...

PUTRAJAYA: Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Seri Mohd Shafie Apdal said the suggestion to bring back the Internal Security Act (ISA) should be studied and feedback gathered from all quarters. “The spike in the crime rate is linked to the repeal of the Emergency Ordinance (EO) and the ISA and the government should implement measures to replace them”. Mohd Shafie was speaking at a press conference after witnessing the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Rural and Regional Development Ministry and Syamille Agro Farm Sdn Bhd at his office here today. Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi recently claimed that a high percentage of serious crimes of late involved former EO detainees who were released from prison. Zahid defended the Sedition Act 1948 for the sake of national security adding it would still be used although the governmen...

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