BUKIT MERTAJAM, June 6 — Police will conduct an investigation into allegations that Kedah Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor flouted Movement Control Order 3.0 standard operationg procedures (SOP) by test driving a car at a vehicle sales and exhibition centre at Autocity Juru here yesterday.

Seberang Perai Tengah police chief ACP Shafee Abd Samad said the investigation is being conducted in accordance with Section 269 of the Penal Code and Regulation 17 (1) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases (Measures in Local Infectious Areas) Regulations 2021.

“The police will call everyone involved, including the menteri besar,” he said when contacted by Bernama today.

Yesterday, the social media community was abuzz following the spread of photos and videos showing an individual believed to be Muhammad Sanusi test driving a car, while the country is now under total lockdown (MCO 3.0) to contain the spread of COVID-19.

Under the SOP, vehicle sales and exhibition centres are not allowed to operate.

The MCO 3.0 is from June 1 to 14.

In ALOR SETAR, Muhammad Sanusi said he was leaving it to the police to fully investigate the allegations, and will refrain from making any comments for now. 

“No comment for now… let the police complete their investigations,” he said briefly when asked to comment on the issue. 

He also questioned the intentions of the individual who uploaded the pictures and video on social media. 


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