Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng speaking at a press conference described her arrest as a “travesty of justice” and “a mockery of democracy”. There appears to be a massive crackdown to prevent 916 from happening, he observed.
Gerakan leader Teng Hock Nan is leading a candlelight vigil with about 20 Gerakan supporters while human rights activists are also holding a vigil.
A crowd of about 200 people are now gathered at the police station in Penang. Some are milling around, some are singing “Suara Rakyat”.
Teresa was arrested by police when returning to her condominium in KL from a Mooncake Festival reception in her constituency office, according to Lim Kit Siang in his blog. Three police cars with over 10 police personnel stopped her at the condominium entrance and took her away.
This was Teresa’s press statement earlier today in which she wondered if we are heading for a re-run of Operasi Lalang.