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Uncle Seekers remand extended three days

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JOHOR BARU: The remand on paranormal practitioner Syed Abdullah Syed Hussein Al-Attas and his girlfriend have been extended three days to facilitate investigation into his blog posting deemed insulting to the Sultan of Johor.

Magistrate Hafizah Johor Ariff Johor allowed the police application to extend the remand order on Syed Abdullah, or better known as Uncle Seekers and his girlfriend which ends today.

Syed Abdullah, 46, and the woman, 26, arrived at Johor Baru court complex handcuffed in a police van at about 10am and were taken out of the court chamber at about 11:15am.

They were arrested by Nusajaya police at about 9.45pm on Wednesday at Senawang toll plaza, Negeri Sembilan under Section 8 (1) (d) the Official Secrets Act 1972.

On July 1, 30 people lodged police reports against Syed Abdullah for articles in his blog www.uncleseekers.blogspot.com, deemed as provocation, incitement and insulting to the Sultan of Johor.

– Bernama