More than 8,400 pirated VCDs seized

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 01 Jul 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has seized more than 8,400 pirated video compact discs (VCDs) worth RM66,200 in separate operations throughout the country. 

Its operations assistant co-ordinator Firdus Zakaria said the raids were carried out in Penang, Johor, Sabah, Sarawak and here on Sunday. 

The ministry seized 437,077 pirated VCDs worth nearly RM3mil this month. 

Police also recovered 1,643 pirated and 153 pornographic VCDs following the arrests of eight people in 32 operations on Sunday. 

This was part of the nationwide Ops Banteras Khas launched on June 4. 

Police also checked 62 entertainment outlets in the country during the operation.  

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