Lokman Adam arrested

by BERNAMA / pic by TMR FILE

THE police have  arrested UMNO Supreme Council member Datuk Lokman Noor Adam (picture) yesterday for allegedly making  a seditious statement on Facebook.

Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department deputy director (Investigation and Law) Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid confirmed the arrest when contacted today.

It is learned that Lokman was arrested by a police team at a restaurant near the Putra World Trade Centre here at about 11 pm yesterday and is in remand for a day.

Yesterday, Lokman , through his Facebook, said that he was arrested while issuing a statement through live broadcast on his Facebook.

He said he was arrested under Section 505 of the Penal Code for making a statement conducing to public mischief.