Government arresting spree may not end anytime soon. Included in the list of ‘possible trouble-makers’ to be held is Anwar. The Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim may sees no reason for the government to detain him under the Internal Security Act (refer to this Malaysiakini news)
But Hamid believed there are reasons to arrest Anwar. The Home Ministry is monitoring the situation and keeping tabs on opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim before taking any action, says Minister Datuk Seri Syed Hamid Albar.
He said it was important to safeguard the country’s peace and security. He also urged members of the public not to speculate on the actions the ministry might take.
“It’s better to look at the situation first… and take action when there is a necessity,” he told reporters after attending the Home Ministry’s monthly gathering here.
On Wednesday, the hint of arresting Anwar under ISA come out of the mouth none other than the Prime Minister himself. Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the Pakatan Rakyat de-facto leader was a threat to the economy and national security.