KUALA LUMPUR: The actions of Road Transport Department (JPJ) vehicles escorting a number of timber laden lorries in Gua Musang, Kelantan, which have been part of a video that went viral on Monday (Jan 3), have been really part of a special timber lorry operation carried out by the Kelantan JPJ.
The division stated in a press release on Tuesday (Jan 4) evening that the vehicles have been escorting the lorries to make sure the drivers didn’t evade JPJ management and would proceed on to the Mentara enforcement station in Gua Musang for his or her weigh-in, including that it was a typical working process to make sure the protection of different motorists and scale back the danger of accidents occurring.
“JPJ views the unfavorable notion towards the division severely, which incorporates insinuations that the division was ‘protecting’ the lorries, shared by the account proprietor that has tarnished JPJ’s popularity with out the account proprietor understanding how the division really works.
“The division won’t hesitate to take additional motion by lodging a police report if it finds that the accusations impacts the credibility and picture in conducting routine duties,” the assertion learn.
The division stated that in the course of the operation, 30 timber lorries have been stopped in entrance of Gua Musang district police headquarters by the JPJ and inspected earlier than being ordered to submit for a weigh in on the Mentara enforcement station below escort of JPJ official vehicles, including that 56 notices have been subsequently issued for numerous offences.
A video depicting JPJ vehicles escorting timber lorries in Kelantan went viral on Tuesday and elicited numerous reactions from Malaysians, with some of them urging the division to elucidate the matter. – Bernama