10 Jul '11, 2am

A total of 1,667 were arrested for taking part in KL rallies, with all of them released by 11pm that night: Police

A total of 1,667 were arrested for taking part in KL rallies, with all of them released by 11pm that night: Police

'We used very minimum amount of tear gas to disperse the crowd,' he said, adding that although the demonstrators started gathering at around 9am, their numbers only grew by 2pm. Inspector-General Ismail also said roadblocks mounted by the police were lifted by 7pm. He also denied allegations that the police team had fired tear gas into the Tung Shin Hospital grounds to disperse crowds gathered there. -- THE STAR/ANN

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