But then I realised I had not memorised any of their numbers. I could sense the officers getting scared when they saw me doing this and they continued telling him, “You don’t want to go to court and face the hassle.” I was really losing my temper, but my ex-boyfriend kept telling me not to lose it, because he didn’t want to get into more trouble. Why did your ex-boyfriend follow them, and why did you choose to follow them as well?
The three men then refused to give him back his IC and asked us to go to the police station. The thing is, they acted rough with my ex-boyfriend every time I started kicking up a fuss. It was the USJ8 police station, and no, they didn’t tell us we were under arrest.
After ice cream, we drove around and stopped at a park.
We kissed a bit, and after five minutes a police car pulled up behind us. In the car were three men — two in police uniform and one plainclothes. The plainclothes man said he was from the jabatan agama. ” I told my ex-boyfriend, “If anyone is going to get charged for khalwat, it’s going to be me and not you, so don’t listen to them!
I really didn’t want to go along, but I didn’t have my wallet on me, or my handphone, or my IC. At the police station, they then asked us for RM500 so that we could settle the issue right there and walk away. ” But then the officers all started threatening him again, telling him he couldn’t go back to Sydney, that they could do things to withhold his visa to re-enter Australia.
Nabila Nasir: Back then I was dating a Chinese [Malaysian] guy, who was studying in Sydney and came back during his break.
After the movie, we went out to have ice cream in Taipan.
We were dressed very casually – I didn’t even bring my handphone or IC with me.
IN part two of stories about those who have encountered the religious police, freelance writer Nabila Nasir, 25, recounts the harassment and extortion she and a now ex-boyfriend experienced at the hands of moral guardians in mid-2007.
The KL-born and raised Nabila says that until today, she has no proof that the man who claimed to be a religious enforcer was really one at all.
Eventually, though, Nabila and her then boyfriend were allowed to go free without any charges.In this exclusive phone interview with Tell us what you were doing before the authorities showed up.