Cops record statement of man over viral incident at a mall in Damansara Perdana

Cops record bicycle seller's statement over viral incident.

PETALING JAYA: The police have recorded the statement of a 40-year-old man who was caught wearing a T-shirt with a police logo and illegally parked his vehicle near a shopping mall in Damansara Perdana.

"We called him up to record his statement regarding the incident.

"He came to the Petaling Jaya district police headquarters on Monday (July 8), where his statement was recorded," said Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Shahrulnizam Ja'afar when contacted on Tuesday (July 9).

He said the police were previously looking for the man following a viral post on social media.

The 13-second video, with the caption "My Kids Will Never Respect The Police", showed the man wearing a police-logo T-shirt and parking his vehicle illegally,

"The incident occurred at 8.30am on July 3. He is not a police personnel or officer. The T-shirt with the police logo was previously distributed to participants of a fun ride event organised by the police in Shah Alam," he said.

He urged those with information on the incident to contact Traffic investigating officer Insp Muhammad Hisyam Azih 017-737 8704.

"We are investigating under Section 48(1) of the Road Transport Act 1987," he said.

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