Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun
KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun advised participants at the anti-InternationalConvention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) thanksgiving rally not to create any provocation at the event scheduled this afternoon.
He said the Royal Malaysia Police PDRMwas on standby and making preparations forany possibilities since yesterday.
He said about 5,000 people had gathered for the event at various locations in the city this morning, and expected the number to increase by noon.
PDRMhas made the necessary preparations and we hope and pray no untoward incident happens. If the ICERDrally is not over by 6 pm, PDRM will continue to monitor the situation until tomorrow morning, he told a media conference after a mass circumcision involving74 children which was organised by PDRMat the BukitAmanMosque here today.
Also present were Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim and BukitAmanCriminal Investigation Department director Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd.
Last Thursday, Kuala Lumpur police chief DatukSeri MazlanLazim said six roads in the city would be closed since 6 am to give space for the rally participants to gather in front of the Sultan Abdul Samadbuilding in Jalan Raja as well as to avoid traffic congestion.
The affected roads areJalan Sultan Hishamuddin (before the tunnel), Leboh Pasar, Jalan Tun Perak (starting from the Masjid JamekLRT station), Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (near Sogo), Jalan Raja Laut (near Summit Hotel) and the Dato Onn roundabout (near Bank Negara).
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