Update (3.30pm): Just received word that Hong Kai has been released.
Update (1.30pm): Just received word that Hong Kai could be released on bail at 3.00pm.
Suaram volunteer Tan Hong Kai has become the first person to be detained in connection with Bersih 3.0.
He was caught by a USM guard at 4.15am today for pasting Bersih 3.0 posters on campus. He was brought to the Sungai Nibong Police Station and had his statement taken.
He is being held for ‘pencerobohan’ (criminal trespassing). Since then, he has been taken to the Patani Road Police Station.
Hong Kai, 21, had graduated with a diploma from Han Chiang College three months ago and was waiting to pursue his studies in Taiwan.