Six charged with sedition in Malaysia's 'cow-head protest' case

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Shah Alam (Malaysia), Sep. 9 (ANI): A Sessions Court in Malaysia has charged six persons with sedition in connection with last month's cow head protest.

On August 28, nearly 50 protesters gathered at State Secretariat building's gate carrying a cow's decapitated head. They were protesting against a temple relocation proposal in Shah Alam city.

The accused arrived at the court at 8.40am and were greeted by scores of supporters in a packed courtroom, the New Strait Times reports.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Mohd Dusuki Mokhtar asked for bail to be set at 15,000 ringgits each. Bail was later reduced to 4,000 ringgits each.

The case is up for mention again on October 21.

The accused were later taken to a Magistrate's court for charges of illegal assembly (ANI)

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