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Monday, 17 July 2017 | MYT 10:42 PM

Man arrested over insulting Instagram posts of Johor royalty

JOHOR BARU: A 41-year-old man was arrested in Shah Alam, Selangor for posting insulting pictures and remarks against Johor Princess Tunku Tun Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah Sultan Ibrahim and the royal institution on Instagram.

Johor police chief Comm Datuk Seri Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd said a report was received regarding the matter at 7.51pm on Sunday, adding that Selangor police then nabbed the suspect.

He said Johor police would not compromise with those who used social media as a platform to spread hate.

"Members of the public have been urged to refrain from abusing social media as the police will not hesitate to take action against the offenders," he said.