QuickCheck: Did a group of men set off fireworks at the Setia Alam toll plaza?


A VIDEO of a group of smartly dressed men setting off fireworks at the Setia Alam toll plaza has gone viral on Tiktok and Facebook.

Did this really happen?

Verdict:

TRUE

The 20-second clip, which can be seen here, was shared last Saturday (May 14), shows a group of well-dressed men parked near the Setia Alam toll plaza enjoying a fireworks spectacle while blasting music.

Allegedly, they were celebrating the birthday of one of their number who is dressed in blue and referred to as 'Mustafa'.

Via a statement made on Facebook, Shah Alam OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Iqbal Ibrahim said that the police had arrested five men, aged from 30 to 42 years old, believed to be involved in the incident.

"Those arrested will be remanded on May 18 for further investigations," said ACP Iqbal, adding that the case was being investigated under the Section 6 of the Explosives Act 1957 and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act.

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