ALOR SETAR: Action has been taken against a boy who was allegedly seen in a viral video riding a motorcycle, says Kubang Pasu OCPD Supt Mohd Ismail Ibrahim.
He said action has also been taken against the father of the boy under Section 39(5) of the Road Transport Act 1987 for allowing minors to drive motor vehicles.
He said the child was brought to the Kubang Pasu district police station by his father.
Supt Mohd Ismail said the 18-second video clip that was posted on Facebook and shared through WhatsApp showed the boy riding a motorcycle with an unclear registration number plate.
"The video shows the boy riding and exiting a junction," he said in a statement on Monday (Nov 9).
Supt Mohd Ismail said further investigations found the incident took place at Kampung Paya Chegar, Jitra at about 6pm on Sunday (Nov 8).
He said among the offences committed by the boy were expired road tax, absence of motor vehicle insurance and riding motorcycle while being underage, adding that the boy was also found to have not been wearing a helmet during the incident
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