Earlier today, police revealed the arrest of a housewife on 9 May for planning to ram a car into non-Muslim voters at a polling station
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun disclosed details of the arrest in a press release posted on Facebook today.
"The woman was planning to launch attacks using a car, targeting non-Muslim voters during the general election," Mohamad Fuzi was quoted as saying by Channel NewsAsia.
The press release also revealed the woman's plot to load a car with gas cylinders and ram it into non-Muslim houses of worship.
The 51-year-old woman was picked up in Puchong, Selangor on polling day
According to Bernama, she was detained by a Special Branch Counter Terrorism squad in Puchong.
She was believed to be involved with a terrorist group.
The housewife was among the 15 terror suspects arrested by Malaysia's anti-terror police between 27 March and 9 May
Chanel NewsAsia reported that a sting operation was conducted across Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Kelantan, and Sabah. The suspects are between the ages of 17 and 51.
The suspects include six Malaysians, six Filipino nationals where two of them held permanent resident status in Malaysia, a North African couple, and a Bangladeshi national.
The North African couple, who is on their home country's wanted list as terror suspects, was deported to their home country on 14 April.
The Bangladeshi was arrested for smuggling weapons for international terrorists.
You can read the press release in full here:
All suspects will be investigated under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012.
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