Update at 11.43pm: Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng is now giving a press conference.
Sin Chew journalist Tan Hoon Cheng has been detained in Penang. She is the journalist who reported on the Ahmad Ismail statements.
She has been detained under the ISA and is likely to be held at the Penang police headquarters.
The Chief Minister’s political secretary is believed to have met the CPO of Penang. Among prominent figures who turned up at the police station were Toh Kin Woon, Teng Hock Nan, Chia Kwang Chye and Jeff Ooi.
About 40 reporters and others gathered along Dickens Street off Penang Road earlier.