Public advised to refrain from entering Johor Palace grounds without permission

Public advised to refrain from entering Johor Palace grounds without permission

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JOHOR BAHRU: Johor police as we speak suggested members of the general public with particular cause or agenda to not enter the palace grounds with out permission to keep away from authorized motion.

State police chief Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd stated the palace floor was a restricted space outlined underneath the Protected Areas and Protected Locations Act 1959.

"Any one that dedicated an offence or a violation of the act as offered underneath Part 7 (of the identical act) is punishable by imprisonment as much as two years or a fantastic of RM1,000 or each, upon conviction.

"Aside from trespassing, one may also be punished beneath different present legal guidelines in accordance with the offence dedicated," he stated in a press release right here Thursday.

He was responding to a case involving a 28-year-old man who was charged within the Johor Bahru Periods Courtroom on Monday (March 20) for allegedly trespassing the palace grounds and making an attempt to burn down the Istana Besar Johor Bahru.

Wan Ahmad Najmuddin stated the proprietor of the property or the world was entitled to take robust motion towards aggressors who trespassed their property as this was a restricted space.

"Following the incident, police have launched additional investigations to hint the mastermind who had used mentally-unstable individuals to commit aggression and can deliver them to justice," he stated.

In the course of the 11.45pm accident, the accused, from Felda Palong Timur, Segamat, was driving his motorbike earlier than getting into the palace grounds.

In accordance with sources, the person was then stopped earlier than throwing a petroleum bomb on the palace gate. --Bernama