A blogger, who had allegedly posted doctored images of Kelantan Mentri Besar, Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat and Opposition Leader Anwar Ibrahim. The image is reported to have Nik Abdul Aziz having anal intercourse with Anwar.
Kelantan PAS Security Committee, secretary Major (Rtd) Mohamad Ibrahim, lodged a report on the matter on 8 Feb 2010, after discovering the pictures on the Internet on 6 Feb. Johor police chief, Deputy Comm, Mohd Mokhtar Mohd Shariff confirmed the arrest, according to the news report.
According to another news report, the blogger is currently being held under Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act, which relates to improper use of network facilities or network service to comment, request or suggest in a communication which is obscene, false, offensive, or used to abuse, threaten or harass another person.
If convicted, the blogger faces a maximum one year jail term and/or a maximum fine of RM50,000.
This arrest comes shortly after police charged another blogger for allegedly insulting the late Sultan of Johor, and in the midst of Anwar Ibrahim's second sodomy trial.