GEORGE TOWN: Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow was questioned by police today over his participation in a rally at Dataran Merdeka to call for the reopening of Parliament and the resignation of Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin and his Cabinet.
The Tanjong MP said a team of officers from the northeast district police headquarters (IPD) took his statement at Komtar here this morning.
In a statement, Chow said the questioning began at 10am and took 45 minutes.
Meanwhile, Jelutong MP RSN Rayer was also called in to give his statement today at the northeast IPD at about 9.45am.
A nationwide police probe has begun on opposition MPs who attempted to march to Parliament on Aug 2.
The last day of the special five-day Parliament sitting, scheduled for Aug 2, was postponed on the advice of the health ministry following the spread of Covid-19 cases among the staff and MPs.
According to Bernama, 35 MPs have had their statements taken as of yesterday.