KUALA LUMPUR: The police have been instructed to analyze anybody who insults the nationwide coat of arms, says House Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin (pic).
The House Minister stated it’s an offence underneath Part 3(1)(a) of the Emblems and Names Act for anybody to mock the Jata Negara, which is the image of the Federal Authorities.
“I’ve instructed the police to analyze and take motion as quickly as doable.
“The federal government is not going to compromise towards any get together that takes such irresponsible and unpatriotic acts,” he stated in a Fb publish on Monday (June 29).
Earlier, Bukit Aman CID deputy director Deputy Comm Mior Faridalathrash Wahid stated the police would name up these linked to a ebook which allegedly insults the “Jata Negara” on its cowl.
“We’ve got already obtained a report on the matter and we’ll examine and name up the related events, together with the writer and writer,” he had stated when contacted.
On Sunday, Umno Youth chief Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dasuki had referred to as for the House Ministry to take motion towards the writer, writer and editor of the ebook, which insulted the Jata Negara.
In a Fb publish, Asyraf stated the ebook, titled “Rebirth: Reformasi, Resistance, And Hope In New Malaysia”, ought to be banned because the picture on the duvet bears a resemblance to the nationwide coat of arms however incorporates a bare baby flanked by two tigers with humanoid faces stepping on a crocodile.