Political parties, NGOs and individuals had made several police reports against controversial group known as Jemaah ISIS Malaysia (JIM) for its racially charged postings on social media in the last few days.
In Miri, the executive committee of Sarawak Progressive Democratic Party (SPDP) Youth has lodged a police report against Jemaah ISIS Malaysia, saying its posting on Facebook and Twitter, if not investigated could put a wedge between the people of Peninsular Malaysia and Sabah and Sarawak.
“If this is allowed to continue, riot and chaos will happen in this peaceful country,” warned SPDP Youth exco member Jaya Ramba told The Borneo Post after lodging the report at Tanjong Lobang Police Station, Miri yesterday.
“This is also about the safety of Sarawakians working in Peninsular Malaysia as well as Peninsular Malaysians working here,” Jaya said while urging the authorities to take immediate action against the individuals behind JIM.
In Sibu, five Dayak NGOs and Parti Rakyat Sarawak (PRS) Sibu Division lodged a police report against Jemaah ISIS Malaysia (JIM) statement posted on it Facebook page.
The organisations are Sarawak Dayak National Union (central division) SDNU Sibu, SDNU Sibu Jaya, Sarakup Indu Dayak Sarawak (SIDS) Sibu and Pertubuhan Belia Belia Dayak Sarawak (Perbedas).
PRS deputy youth chief Sempurai Petrus Ngelai representing his party and the NGOs said the statement on Jemaah ISIS Malaysia was clearly an incitement, after lodging a report at Sibu Central police station.
“We want the police to investigate the matter and take action against those who made the statement,” he said, report The Borneo Post.