• Short Summary

    SEVEN INDONESIANS AND FOUR MALAYSIANS WERE CHARGED IN A MAGISTRATE'S COURT IN JOHORE, SOUTHERN MALAYA, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) UNDER THE INTERNAL SECURITY ACT WITH POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES AND CONSORTING WITH PEOPLE POSSESSING ARMS.

  • Description

    SEVEN INDONESIANS AND FOUR MALAYSIANS WERE CHARGED IN A MAGISTRATE'S COURT IN JOHORE, SOUTHERN MALAYA, YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY) UNDER THE INTERNAL SECURITY ACT WITH POSSESSION OF WEAPONS, AMMUNITION AND EXPLOSIVES AND CONSORTING WITH PEOPLE POSSESSING ARMS.

    A HEAVILY-ARMED POLICE ESCORT GUARDED A POLICE VEHICLE WHICH BROUGHT THE ACCUSED TO COURT. WHILE THEY WERE BEING CHARGED, A CLOSE GUARD WAS KEPT AROUND THE COURT BUILDING.

    ALL THE ACCUSED WERE CAPTURED IN VILLAGES SPRAWLED ALONG THE WESTERN COAST OF PONTIAN, SOUTHERN MALAYA, WHERE THE RECENT LANDINGS OF INDONESIAN INFILTRATORS TOOK PLACE.

    THE OFFENSES WERE ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BETWEEN AUGUST 17 AND 23. THOSE FOUND GUILTY FACE THE DEATH SENTENCE OR LIFE IMPRISONMENT.

    THE FOUR MALAYSIANS WERE CHARGED WITH CONSORTING WITH ARMED INDONESIANS.

    NO PLEA WAS RECORDED FROM ANY OF THE ACCUSED. THEY WILL BE BROUGHT UP FOR MENTION IN THE MAGISTRATE'S COURT ON AUGUST 30. ALL ARE NOW BEING REMANDED AT THE JOHORE PRISON.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABUYLGU9HS8VNG96ILKCRBJYD5
    Media URN:
    VLVABUYLGU9HS8VNG96ILKCRBJYD5
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1964
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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