Umno’s Lokman, Gobalakrishnan released after overnight arrest

Umno’s Lokman, Gobalakrishnan released after overnight arrest

KAJANG: Umno supreme council member Datuk Lokman Adam and former Padang Serai MP Datuk N Gobalakrishnan were released this morning after both were arrested last night for obstructing public servant from discharging his duty and abusive language has been released.

He was released on police bail at 7am this morning, confirmed Selangor Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief Senior Assistant Commissioner Fadzil Ahmat.

Lokman was detained after Bukit Aman’s Special CID officers had gone over to the latter’s house in Kajang Hillpark 2, Taman Teknologi Kajang around 6.45pm yesterday to investigate in relations to the sex video that implicated Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali.

“The police had gone over to Lokman’s house in the course of a probe under Section 504 of the Penal Code for intentional insult with intent to provoke a breach of the peace.

“During the search, police officers instructed Datuk Lokman to surrender his mobile phone to be inspected but he refused to cooperate and hurled profanities against the officers who were on duty,” he said in a statement after midnight.

Kedah based Gobalakrishnan, a former PKR vice president who was with Lokman, was also detained for berating police officers with vulgarities and used several other provocations against them.

Fadzil said both men were detained for obstructing a public servant from discharging his duty and using abusive language.

Both were then taken to the Kajang district police headquarters for investigation under Section 186 of the Penal Code for obstructing a public servant in discharging his functions.

Lokman had earlier alleged that police wanted to seize both his mobile phones and raid his home after he lodged a report at the Kajang police headquarters on Tuesday. Azmin has strongly denied the allegation by an individual who attempted to link him in a sex video, calling it a nefarious plot to assassinate his reputation and character in an attempt to destroy his political career.

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