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May 18, 2013
By : Muzliza Mustafa |

Student activist Adam Adli arrested in Bangsar Utama

KUALA LUMPUR: Student activist Adam Adli Abd Halim was arrested at 3.15pm in Bangsar Utama, here to facilitate police investigations under Section 124 of the Sedition Act.

Adam Adli arrested at Bangsar Utama

His arrest was believed to be connected to his speech at a  forum held at the Kuala Lumpur and Selangor Chinese 

Assembly Hall on Monday where he allegedly urged the  people to go down to the streets to protest against an  allegedly unfair election and to topple the government.

City police chief Datuk Mohmad Salleh confirmed the  arrest.

He said the suspect has been taken to Jinjang police lockup  for investigation.

Adam Adli previously made headlines for bringing down a  flag bearing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak‚Äôs image  outside the Umno headquarters at the Putra World Trade  Centre on Dec 17, 2011.

He has since been suspended for three semesters from  Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris.