PJ police probing claims of SOP breaches at product launch ceremony


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 18 Jan 2022

PETALING JAYA: Police here are investigating a product launch for alleged standard operating procedure violations.

Pictures of the event at a hotel have been circulated on social media and WhatsApp depicting a number of people posing for photographs without wearing face masks.

A former minister was among them.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Fakhrudin Abdul Hamid said police were alerted to the incident on Monday (Jan 17).

"The pictures were circulated of a product launching ceremony where people failed to comply with SOP.

"The event was held at a hotel here and attended by well-known entrepreneurs involved in the development of the product," he said in a statement on Tuesday (Jan 18).

He said a police report on the photos was lodged at 9.50pm on Monday and police have begun investigations into the alleged SOP violations.

"The event organisers and guests have been identified.

"All of them will be called to have their statements recorded to assist further investigations," he said, reminding event organisers to ensure that everyone involved complies with SOP to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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