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Video Shows Man With Pink Tag Arguing With A Healthcare Worker At A Petrol Station

The 30-year-old is believed to be under quarantine and had flouted the Home Surveillance Order (HSO).

Cover image via Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS (Facebook)

A slightly over a minute-long video has gone viral. It shows a man wearing the pink wristband at a petrol station in Bukit Tinggi, Klang.

In the video, that was uploaded on the Facebook page of Info Roadblock JPJ/POLIS on Saturday, 10 October, a healthcare worker is seen reprimanding the 30-year-old man wearing the pink bracelet.

According to South Klang police chief ACP Shamsul Amar Ramli, the man is believed to be still under quarantine but had flouted the Home Surveillance Order (HSO) issued by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

A file photo of ACP Shamsul Amar Ramli.

Image via Intan Nur Elliana Zakaria/New Straits Times

ACP Amar said that the man, who is local, has been identified

The man's actions had caused people in the area to be scared to approach the petrol station.

One of the citizens present at the petrol station then recorded the video and shared it on social media, where it has been circulating since Friday, 9 October.

Later at around 7.24pm, a police report was lodged by a senior officer at the South Klang district, who had seen the video, ACP Amar said, adding that they found the incident occurred at Persiaran Batu Nilam.

According to him, while police have identified the man, they are waiting to receive confirmation about his COVID-19 status, following which the man will be detained.

Watch the video here:

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Bukit Tinggi is one of the areas in Klang that is under the conditional movement control order (CMCO) until 23 October: