Sunday, February 13, 2011

Latest! Latest! Latest! Car Convoy – updates

hindraf feb 27 march against interlok 030211 posterPerak Car Convoy: End Umno racism and withdraw Interlok.

The Hindraf convoy left from the HRP office in Buntong at 9.40 am, toured the Buntong area and encountered many police road blocks. After taking the Jelapang Road Highway exit after Jelapang police station, the convoy was detained by police, who started demanding to inspect identity cards.

Hindraf members demanded the reason for the detention and the police quoted in accordance with Section 27. After some arguments the police started arresting Hindraf Perak chief Ramesh and Taiping Siva, Jayakumar, Mogan, Subramaniam and VijayaLingam. Those detained by the police were taken to Jelapang Police Station lockup!

5 Hindraf Leaders and supporters arrested by Gombak Police at 12.50 p.m

Latest update 12.50 p.m. At 12.09 p.m Hindraf Selangor chief K.Selvam, S.Jayathas, Samy, Nava and loshana arrested by police and taken from Rawang to IPD Gombak. At 12.40 p.m (13/2/2011) all five were thrown into the Gombak police station lock-up for merely standing up and challenging 53 years of UMNO racism against the Indian poor in Malay-sia. At 12.45 p.m S.Thiagarajan reported that the police special branch had diverted some seven more cars to the Gombak police station. Some ten over cars are now at ing Batu Caves campaigning and distributing leaflets for the peoples rally at KLCC on 27/2/11 ( sunday) at 9 a.m against UMNO racism. More news to follow

Negeri Sembilan Car Convoy
Negeri Sembilan Police escorting the car convoy.

Johore Baharu Car Convoy
After the Interlok forum in the morning, The car convoy is going smoothly. They have police escorts.

Kedah Car Convoy
According to the Hindraf Kedah leader, they started with 14 cars with 40 persons and ended peacefully. Finally they made a police report.