Georgetown: A couple who displayed caricatures of communist leaders at their restaurant came to the Northeast District Headquarters (IPD), here, to testify.
The 41-year-old was seen appearing at the police station with lawyer Dev Kumaraendran at about 12.30pm.
Dev said the couple had two restaurants in Jalan Icon City, Juru and Pulau Tikus, here.
He said the caricature had decorated the walls of their premises for the past two and four years.
“They never intended to portray elements of communism on the wall paintings of the premises as claimed by various parties.
“Therefore, we leave it to the police investigation,” he said when met here today.
On January 2, police seized various pictures and cups displaying caricatures of communist leaders at a two-storey restaurant near Jalan Icon City, Juru, here.
The raid was carried out after receiving information from a special branch of the Seberang Perai Tengah District Police Headquarters (IPD) about a premises belonging to a local man and his Chinese wife pasting a picture of communist leader, Mao Tse-tung.
It is understood that during the raid, both were not at the premises due to the Covid-19 quarantine period.
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