GEORGE TOWN, Aug 2 – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said that he will be taken the stern action against anyone who trying to accused him of wanting to shut down social media. He said that he has been asked the police to investigate the person responsible who trying to make the accusation viral.
“I asking the person who in charge to recovery this such accusations. I will not giving any warning. One the police had done the investigate, the person will be charges to pay a high price for spreading an unreal news. Besides that, I also would like to warned anyone against to make this stupid slanders against any leaders or political parties in the social media,” said Zahid.
“In the same time, the ‘political disease’ now a day was no longer originated from word of mouth but it will be come out from the end of one’s fingers. The social media will be continue to spew the unreal news which is to caption more audience’s to take an attention,” said Zahid in this earlier in his speech when opening the Umno Bayan Baru division delegates meeting.
” The political disease today is the one who created based but had been slander from the end of one’s fingers. We can no longer rely on existing laws to address this issue. Same as we in Umno and Barisan Nasional need to go all out to win the hearts and minds from the people,” he added.