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Kelantan Police had confirmed that the police escorting two luxurious vehicles that had been caught on digital camera overtaking a prepare of site visitors on double strains on the Gua Musang – Kota Bharu route had been on energetic obligation, reported Kosmo.
The Kelantan performing Police Chief Datuk Muhamad Zaki Harun stated that the escort automotive had additionally given ample cautionary in direction of highway customers, with the automotive’s siren and the emergency sign being turned on in the course of the task.
Commenting on the video that had since gone viral on social media, Muhamad Zaki stated that the convoy – led by a police’s Honda Civic was adopted by two flatbed vehicles ferrying luxurious vehicles in addition to a white Ford Ranger – has the best of method in the course of the incident.
“The query that was raised by the general public was that the escort automotive was driving dangerously Really, the escort automotive was fulfilling its obligation (to manage the site visitors) on a public highway below Part 21 of the Police Act 1967.
“Which means different highway customers should cooperate and decelerate, give method to the convoy, or to cease to stop one thing from taking place,”
“Police escort vehicles (additionally) have their very own guidelines and so they can’t do as they like simply because they’re on obligation. I don’t blame anybody however maybe many are nonetheless confused by this matter,” he advised reporters at a press convention on the IPK Kelantan in Kota Bharu yesterday.
He additionally suggested the general public to cooperate when dealing with police escorts whereas they’re on the highway.
On 23 July, a Fb Hamdan Zakaria, uploaded dashcam footage of the incident whereas additionally questioning whether or not the police shall be at fault if an accident had been to occur because the convoy was within the incorrect method when he encountered them.
The video footage had been broadly shared by netizens who additionally questions the police escorts’ normal working process when they’re on obligation.
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