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GE13: No untoward incidents on nomination day, say police


ACP Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf ACP Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf

KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman confirmed that nomination day for the 13th general election occurred without any untoward incidents.

Inspector-General of Police secretariat assistant head (public relations) ACP Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf said all candidates and their supporters nationwide conducted themselves peacefully.

"Sufficient policemen were deployed nationwide on nomination day for crowd control.

"From this day until the May 5 polling day, the Election Offences Act 1954 is in full effect," he told a press conference at Bukit Aman on Saturday.

He reminded candidates and supporters to obtain a police permit for any ceramah from the respective district police chiefs or OCPDs.

"Any parties must apply within the sufficient time before any ceramah supposed to be held.

"Any ceramah without permit will be stopped as it is an offence under the Election Offences Act," he said.

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