(NST) — A 19-year-old student who pulled down his pants and showed his buttocks to the Prime Minister and his wife’s pictures on Merdeka eve was arrested at a private college in Taman Maluri here earlier today.

The male student who is on his third semester of Creative Multimedia studies was picked up by a team of police officers from Bukit Aman Anti-Vice, Gambling and Secret Societies (D7) Division about 12.30pm.

The division’s chief Datuk Abdul Jalil Hassan said they received public tip-off on the student’s identity, and learned that he had run to his hometown in Batu Pahat after learning that he was sought after by authorities following the incident.

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