Sun2surf | Police this evening claimed “success” in thwarting a rally planned by the Pakatan Rakyat for 10am at Parliament House this morning.
This was despite there being no sight of any Pakatan Rakyat supporters making their way in large numbers towards Parliament, while police action especially roadblocks mounted to prevent the rally, had thousands of motorists fuming mad after being caught in chaotic traffic snarls throughout the city.
Kuala Lumpur police chief DCP Datuk Wira Mohd Sabtu Osman said although the roadblocks carried out since Saturday had caused traffic chaos and immense difficulties to road users, police were left with no choice but to carry it out to uphold security in the city.
“We have succeeded in thwarting the planned rally with our roadblocks and intense survelliance in the five districts in the city,” he said adding that the roadblocks would be removed tonight after evaluating the situation in the city.
Police had on Sunday obtained a court order preventing Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Pakatan Rakyat supporters from congregating anywhere within a 5km radius of Parliament House.... selanjutnya.