PORT DICKSON: The police will call PKR president-elect Anwar Ibrahim to give his statement on an incorrect report of an alleged sodomy case in Singapore.
Port Dickson deputy police chief DSP Mohd Faisal Mohd Noor said he had contacted Anwar’s personal assistant about the matter. Anwar is Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) candidate for the Port Dickson by-election.
“We are still waiting for Anwar to come to the Port Dickson district police headquarters, or our investigating officer will meet him since he has a tight campaign schedule.
“So far, the police have taken the testimony of four individuals including the complainant who is PKR strategic communications director Fahmi Fadzil. He lodged a police report on the false news on Monday.
“We also took the information of Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam and media representatives from Singapore and Utusan Malaysia,” he told reporters here yesterday.
Faisal said further investigations were still being conducted under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 199.
He said once the investigations were complete, the case would be handed over to the attorney-general for further action.
On Sunday, Lokman published a Facebook post quoting a news source from Mediacorp in Singapore claiming that Anwar was being investigated by the Singaporean authorities for being involved in a sodomy case in the island republic.
Mediacorp denied the news report. Lokman has since deleted the Facebook post.