Loan ads an eyesore

1 Almost every tree and lampost in various housing estates in Klang have been vandalised.2 Klang Municipal Council enforcement chief Andry Arman showing the council’s store that is filled with illegal banners and posters that have been taken down.3 Stickers on various signage and public telephone booths make them unsightly.4 A parking meter is not spared. People cannot see the display because it is blocked by a sticker.5 The cruel irony is when even a clean-zone sign board is vandalised.6 Vandalised road signage make it difficult for visitors who are new to an area.

LOCAL authorities in Selangor are engaged in a “war” with loan sharks who are desperate to prey on the public by putting up their illegal advertisements at every nook and corner of the streets.

These illegal moneylenders, also known as Ah Long, have become bold and have no qualms about damaging public property when putting up posters and banners advertising their service.

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