Voting at Rantau by-election under control – police

SEREMBAN, Voting at 14 polling stations for the Rantau state by-election is under control as at 1 pm today, said Seremban deputy police chief Supt Mohd Rosli Ishak.

He said even though there were shouting matches between supporters of the contesting parties, there were no untoward incidents.

Polling proceeded smoothly and peacefully and as at 1 pm, there were no police reports of squabbles, he told Bernama here today.

Meanwhile, a Bernama observation found traffic was still slow moving at the main roads leading to Rantau town while the weather was fair.

The Rantau by-election today saw a four-cornered fight between Pakatan Harapan candidate Dr S. Streram, Barisan Nasional candidate, Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan who was the former Menteri Besar of Negeri Sembilan and two independent candidates comprising housewife R. Malarvizhi and former lecturer Mohd Nor Yassin.

Source: BERNAMA (News Agency)