CYBERJAYA, Oct 9: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) today warned of stern action against those involved in spreading false news alleging that 13 Cabinet ministers had been infected with Covid-19.

MCMC said Senior Minister for Security Ismail Sabri Yaakob had refuted the claim in his daily press conference, apart from the rebuttal statement published in the portal.

In a statement today, the commission said action could be taken by police and MCMC under the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

“MCMC hereby warns the public against spreading false news and to always be wary of the spread of dubious information and news.”

It said the public could verify any information or news items at portal or its Telegram app and channel all fake news via


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