KUALA LUMPUR — Dec. 11, 2019: Police have identified nine associations believed to have been involved in organising in Kajang on December 1 the 30th anniversary of the Hatyai peace accord.
They have also identified four persons who had given speeches at the event, namely Sungai Pelek assemblyman Ronnie Liu, an editor, a representative each from the now defunct Malayan Communist Party and Persatuan Kawan Karib Sarawak. Statements from six have been recorded.
To date, police have received 72 reports pertaining to the case and investigations are ongoing, said federal police CID chief Datuk Huzir Mohamed.
Police will also obtain reports from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission and the Registrar of Societies.
A news portal had reported that about 300 people attended the gathering which was understood to have commemorated the 30th anniversary of the accord signed between Malaysia and the CPM.
In relation to the return of CMP leader Chin Peng’s ashes, police have recorded statements from the complainants, Malaysiakini, journalists and those who brought the ashes.
Media reports said the ashes of Chin Peng or Ong Boon Hua were brought into the country on September 16 and scattered into the sea off Lumut and in the jungles of the Titiwangsa Range. Chin Peng died in Bangkok in 2013 aged 89.