Day: September 13, 2007

NST: Probe into cop who shot two

2007/09/13 KUALA TERENGGANU: A policeman, said to have shot two rioters in self-defence when attacked by a group of men on Saturday night, is being investigated for attempted murder.

The Star: Campaign to condemn flag-burning incident

Thursday September 13, 2007 KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Barisan Nasional Youth has launched a statewide signature campaign and a website to gather support to condemn the torching of the Jalur Gemilang.

NST: Kuala Terengganu riot ‘premeditated’

2007/09/12 KUCHING: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the rioting in Kuala Terengganu on Saturday could be the opposition’s desperate attempt to gain political mileage in the once Pas-ruled state.

The Star: Police reports lodged over shooting during riot

Wednesday September 12, 2007 KUALA TERENGGANU: Family members of two men who were inadvertently shot during a riot on Saturday night have lodged police reports over the incident. The reports were made at 4.15pm and 6.35pm at district police headquarters here on Monday.

The Star: Opposition can’t take the heat

Wednesday September 12, 2007 KUCHING: Opposition parties must be finding it hard to cope with the pressure if they have to resort to rioting to hit out at the police, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said.

(The Star) CPO: Cop was protecting women, kids

Tuesday September 11, 2007 By R.S.N. MURALI KUALA TERENGGANU: The police constable who shot at rioters who attacked him at an illegal gathering here on Saturday night was trying to protect a group of women and children. State police chief Senior Asst Comm (II) Datuk

Bernama: Police Seek Info On Rioters Who Burned Jalur Gemilang

KUALA TERENGGANU, Sept 12 — Police are seeking public co-operation for information on Saturday’s riot in Jalan Sultan Mahmud here, including setting ablaze the Jalur Gemilang by irresponsible individuals. Terengganu CID deputy chief Supt Khairi Ahrasa said police had so far received a report on