Malaysian authorities have detained nine people after the end of the Grand Prix “Formula 1 in Sepang. The reason was that the young people stripped down to their underwear, which was performed in the style of national flag of Malaysia. Among the detainees was the Advisor of one of the members of the Australian government.
As noted by ABC News Australia, the incident occurred on Sunday, October 2nd. Currently, all detainees are under arrest. The government decided to conclude their custody for four days, starting Monday, October 3.
A police spokesman in Kuala Lumpur said that a group of people were detained in accordance with article 504 of the Penal code, which provides for a maximum penalty of two years prison sentence “for an intentional insult to provoke a conflict.”
It should be noted that under arrest was and Advisor to the Minister of defence industry of Australia Christopher Pyne Jack Walker. The Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Malaysia Jazlan Mohammed believes that the actions of the detained men have a political motivation.
“We open the doors to tourists, we try to treat them the same and sometimes even better than our own residents, but when they come here with intent to commit indecent acts, to confuse us, I think, in this case, they should not rely on our good attitude,” he said.
According to Asian Correspondent, Walker together with his friends celebrated the victory of his compatriot ricciardo at the Malaysian Formula-1″. Being in an alcohol intoxication, young people aged 25 to 29 years, stripped down to their underwear, which were in the style of a Malaysian flag. According to published in social networks photos and videos it is not clear whether this was a deliberate insult to the symbols of the state.
I want that underwear ????