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Monday, Sept 21
Malaysian authorities censor foreign news agency unrest coverage
AFP

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 21 (AFP) - Malaysian police have detained 101 people for questioning following the arrest of ousted deputy prime minister Anwar Abrahim, a national television network reported Monday.

The report by ntv7 said the figure had been confirmed by Kuala Lumpur city police chief Kamarudin Ali.

Police meanwhile dispersed between 100 and 200 protestors outside the national stadium where the Commonwealth Games was being closed by Britain's Queen Elizabeth on Monday night, the report said.

The television network said those inside the stadium were unaware of the disturbance.

Police arrested Anwar on Sunday night after he led tens of thousands of people in a rally calling on Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad to step down. He is being held under the Internal Security Act which allows indefinite detention without charge or trial.

101 detained in Malaysia