KUALA LUMPUR: Police have opened an investigation paper over a viral video of the Jalur Gemilang being flown on the same flagpole wioth the Israeli flag while a group of people sing the national anthem.
Petaling Jaya police deputy chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood said the investigation was initiated after a police report was lodged by a local man after watching the 47-second video clip.
"Initial investigations show that the incident occurred in September when a group of locals visited the (Sea of) Galilee in an Israeli-occupied area, which was handled by a local tour agency.
"During the visit, the national anthem was played and the Malaysian flag was waved," he said in a statement here on Thursday (Dec 1).
He said the investigation was being done under Section 8 of the National Anthem Act 1968 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1988.
Supt Ku Mashariman also warned the public not to make statements or further spread the video. – Bernama