Wednesday, November 13

Police tracking down Facebook account owner who posted threats to kill Head of State

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Dato’ Dev Kumar

KUCHING: The police are hunting for the Facebook account owner of ‘Raja Rimba’ who have posted threats to kill the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

The Facebook account owner using the name of ‘Raja Rimba’ had posted “I will kill u” along with a photo of Taib in a Facebook group called ‘NCR Sarawak’ yesterday.

Sarawak Deputy Police Commissioner Dato’ Dev Kumar said the staff of Astana Negeri had lodged a police report at the Gita Police Station at around 10.15am, this morning.

“The police will investigate it under crime Section 507 of the Penal Code for criminal intimidation and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act.

“We will hunt for the Facebook account owner using the name of Raja Rimba,” he said when contacted today.