SHAH ALAM: A non-public clinic providing fake vaccination certificates for RM500 every has been raided by the police.
Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed stated the raid was performed on Friday (Jan 14) after police acquired details about the criminal activity.
“We arrested seven suspects, aged from 20 to 35, comprising four men and three women.
“The suspects included the clinic owner, staff and a runner,” he informed reporters on Monday (Jan 17).
He stated additionally they seized laptops believed to have been used to enter affected person information into the MySejahtera system.
“Our checks showed that 5,601 ‘patients’ had been registered as vaccine recipients with MySejahtera.
“We are now investigating how many did not receive their jabs,” he stated.
Comm Arjunaidi stated the clinic would contact shoppers by way of WhatsApp and likewise accepted referrals.
“Initial investigations showed the clinic received vaccines from the Health Ministry and returned the empty vials to the ministry.
“We received a report claiming that a message was being circulated on WhatsApp offering the service,” he stated.
He stated the case was being investigated below Section 269 of the Penal Code for illegal or negligent acts prone to trigger the unfold of lethal infectious ailments; and Section 22(d) of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act.
Those with data on comparable actions ought to contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999.