By Asrul Hadi Abdullah Sani
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — Deputy Inspector-General of Police, Tan Sri Ismail Omar has denied that a Sidang Injil Borneo (SIB) church in Seremban was attacked today.
The SIB church in Negri Sembilan’s capital was attacked today with a firebomb, leaving scorch marks on its front doors.The attack did not affect the church interior and was believed to have occurred early this morning.
“What I know is that it did not happen. Where did you get this information from? That is what I want to know. You must double check,” Ismail told reporters after attending a briefing for foreign diplomats on the current situation in the country.
Rasah member of Parliament, Loke Siew Fook visited the church soon after the attack and confirmed the incident.
“The worship hall was not affected, the attack only affected the front door,” Loke told The Malaysian Insider.
Meanwhile, Negri Sembilan police chief Datuk Osman Salleh said a report has been lodged over the incident, but refused to provide any details.
Ismail gave his assurance that the police will continue to monitor the situation to ensure national security.