Zulkifli under probe over allegations of flouting MCO

  • Nation
  • Friday, 15 May 2020

Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri

KAJANG: Police have opened investigation into the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Religious Affairs) over allegations of flouting the movement control order (MCO).Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan confirmed receiving a police report on the matter.

“We have opened a police inquiry paper to facilitate initial investigations into the case, ” he said in a statement yesterday.

A police report sighted by The Star alleges that Datuk Dr Zulkifli Mohamad al-Bakri had uploaded news about his activities on his Facebook page on May 2.

The report was lodged by a 43-year-old man at the Bandar Baru Bangi police station at around 6.10pm on May 3.

The complainant mentioned that a number of activities conducted by Zulkifli had defied the MCO.

The minister is alleged to have done so by personally sending a transfer letter to a senior officer of Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) on March 31 and taking photos with the officer.

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