Cops investigating two foreigners who climbed Merdeka 118 tower for trespassing

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 29 Dec 2022

KUALA LUMPUR: The police are investigating the alleged trespass of two foreigners who scaled Merdeka 118 tower.

Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Noor Dellhan Yahaya said the management of the tower has lodged a report on the matter.

"We have received the report and we will investigate further," he said when contacted on Thursday (Dec 29).

On Wednesday (Dec 28), it was reported that they had scaled up Merdeka 118, prompting questions about security by social media users.

Photos of the climb by Instagramers Ivan Beerkus and Angela Nikolau were uploaded on, which were then reshared on Reddit.

The post, which was uploaded under the Malaysian subreddit page, /Malaysia, showed comments criticising the dangerous act.

Some commenters also questioned if both had asked for permission from the building's management.

It is known that as of now, no police report has been received by Dang Wangi police.

The couple is known for their dangerous climbs, with numerous photos of their escapades uploaded on their respective Instagram accounts.

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