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UM Graduate Who Protested on Stage During Graduation Ceremony in 2019 Fined RM5,000


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Back in 2019, a Universiti Malaya (UM) graduate, who was also the leader of a youth party on campus, made headlines for conducting a solo protest on stage during his convocation, where he called for the now-former Vice-Chancellor (VC) to step down from his position due to various reasons.

Here’s a throwback: 

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Well, following the incident, the now 27-year-old Wong Yan Ke faced backlash from the general public, who called for his Degree to be retracted. He was also facing charges in court, which has finally come to a conclusion.

Taking to their TikTok page, Bernama TV shared that Wong was found guilty of provocation and was given a fine of RM5,000.

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They wrote, “Universiti Malaya (UM) graduate Wong Yan Ke was fined RM5,000 by the KL Magistrate’s Court after being found guilty of provoking the anger of former UM Vice-Chancellor, Prof Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim Hashim, and guests during the 59th UM Convocation Ceremony, 4 years ago.”

According to a report by Harian Metro, Wong can be imprisoned for 3 months on top of the fine, should he fail to pay.


You can check out their video here


Graduan Universiti Malaya (UM) Wong Yan Ke didenda RM5,000 oleh Mahkamah Majistret KL selepas didapati bersalah kerana membangkitkan kemarahan bekas Naib Canselor UM Prof Datuk Dr Abdul Rahim Hashim dan tetamu sewaktu Istiadat Konvokesyen UM ke-59, empat tahun lepas. #bernamatvofficial #beritaviralterkini #newstrendingmalaysia #fypmalaysia #malaysia #mahkamah #um

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Also read: UM Alumni Expresses Anger Over University’s Treatment of UM Grad Who Protested at Convocation

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