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GE13: IGP warns against any gathering on Sunday


KUALA LUMPUR: Police have warned the organisers of the Perhimpunan Kebangkitan Rakyat gathering on Sunday not to go ahead with the event in conjunction with the general election.

Inspector General Of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar called on all parties to respect the democratic process and not disrupt the election.

He confirmed that the police had received information that there were plans to hold the gathering with the intention to dispute the results if it did not favour their side.

It was learnt that the organisers intended to gather about 5,000 at a the Putrajaya Mosque near the Prime Minister's Office complex.

Ismail said everyone must accept the results otherwise “the police is prepared to act against those intended to threatened the country's peace and harmony.”

“It is our responsibility to keep the peace according to the law and we will not hesitate to arrest anyone and take whatever action to protect the country.”