SINGAPORE, June 26 (Bernama) -- The case of three Singaporean diplomats
allegedly involved in the Bersih 3.0 rally in April will be handled by the home
ministries of both countries.
Malaysian Home Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said Singapore
and Malaysia had agreed that the respective ministries handle the matter
pertaining to the illegal rally held on May 28.
He was speaking to reporters after the signing of a memorandum of
understanding (MoU) on Drug Enforcement Cooperation between Malaysia and
Singapore here today.
Hishammudin and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home
Affairs Teo Chee Hean signed the MoU on behalf of both the ministries at
Singapore''s Ministry of Home Affairs.
Also present was Malaysia''s High Commissioner to Singapore, Datuk Md Hussin
On June 22, Singapore High Commissioner Ong Keng Yong was summoned to Wisma
Putra over the alleged involvement of three diplomats from the commission in the
Bersih 3.0 gathering.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said he had called Ong to his office
to convey the displeasure of the Malaysian Government over the trio''s
participation in the gathering.
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