MIRI : Sarawak police have detained a 47-year-old man here for posting defamatory comments against the late Tan Sri Adenan Satem on Facebook.
The man was nabbed when he showed up at the Miri central police station at about 1pm Friday.
Sarawak CID Chief Senior Asst Comm Datuk Dev Kumar (pic) confirmed the arrest.
“This is the fourth arrest so far in connection with these derogatory Facebook postings against the late CM,” he said.
The man, who is from Miri, had initially gone to the police station claiming that his Facebook account had been hacked.
He alleged that someone had hacked into his account and posted those remarks against the late Adenan.
However, upon further questioning, he admitted that he was the one who had posted those comments.
He was arrested on the spot.