Monday, 14 July 2008

Police roadblocks cause gridlock in KL

Police roadblocks at entry-points into the city since Saturday caused massive jams in Kuala Lumpur on Monday morning. Police said they were preparing for illegal protests although Opposition parties denied they were planning any. - Starpic by Chan Tak Kong

Malaysiakini updated news at 11.10am reported that police roadblocks along major roads leading to Parliament in massive traffic jams in Kuala Lumpur this morning.

Police said they were preparing for illegal protest although the Opposition parties have denied they were planning for it. (read here)

An earlier story reported that roadblocks had been set up amid protest fear of protest following court order to arrest PKR de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim.

The news website latest report on Anwar: Peeved Anwar will not appear at the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters today for questioning over the sodomy allegation here . (Malay version here)

The opposition stalwart is upset that despite agreeing to go voluntarily, the police had 'intimidated and harassed' his staff and family in a bid to serve an order.

Another drama to start the week?

Read the Star : Massive jams, Syed Hamid says sorry
Nuraina's : Did They Set Up Road Blocks In Search Of Nini?


Luqman's Mommy said...

He says sorry? Sorry my foot!

I was trapped in a 2 hour bumper to bumper to court this morning!

Sorry my foot!

anti tiger said...

Jam, fuel price is going down?
people are afraid of the government or vice versa?

Abdul said...

I am not sure how intelligent is the intelligence report. It would be plainly stupid to cause difficulties based on something that they predicted will happen, but is actually not happening. They should fire their intelligence personnel.

dinx said...

Ni semua salah pendemo2 tu. Disebabkan perangai mereka yang suka menimbulkan kekecohan tu, semua orang jadi susah!!