COMMENT | Stop giving discounts to offenders

Hafidz Baharom

Modified 10 Sep 2020, 6:45 am

COMMENT | When Reza Aziz was let off from criminal charges simply for returning the cash he squandered, I had one reaction – what a coincidence, we do this every year.

No, seriously. We do this every year by giving discounts for traffic and parking summonses by local councils and enforcement agencies.

Just yesterday, it was announced that the Road Transport Department (RTD) managed to collect RM500,000 from a single company – after applying a 70 percent discount. There are a few ways to view this news.

The bright side people would say we managed to collect RM500,000, and the pessimists would say we lost 70 percent...

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