Cops nab man for public indecency in Kluang

KLUANG: Police have arrested a 21-year-old man for public indecency in Taman Delima here.

Kluang OCPD Asst Comm Bahrin Mohd Noh said the incident occurred on Sunday (Sept 17) at 1am in front of a shop at the location.

"The arrest was made after a video of the indecent act was uploaded on social media, showing the suspect masturbating in public.

"He was later arrested on Wednesday (Sept 20) at 1.30pm in Taman Intan," he said in a statement on Friday (Sept 22).

A background check revealed that the suspect has no prior offences on his record and tested negative for drugs, he added.

The case is being investigated under Section 377D of the Penal Code for gross indecent behaviour.

Meanwhile, in an unrelated case, ACP Bahrin said four lorry drivers were arrested during a special operation dubbed Ops Perdagangan that was conducted on Thursday (Sept 21).

"A roadblock was placed at KM57.8 Jalan Batu Pahat-Mersing at 9am where we inspected 55 commercial vehicles and 61 individuals.

"We have also issued 18 traffic summonses for various offences.

"Four drivers, aged between 22 and 33, also tested positive for methamphetamine," he said, adding that police would continue to conduct such operations to avoid any unwanted incidents on the road.

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