RM3,100 fine for woman who called cop 'idiot'



A sales manager, who was recorded on video calling a policeman an idiot at an “Ops Covid-19” roadblock was fined RM100 for the offence and another RM3,000 for obstructing him from discharging his public functions.

Magistrate Zhafran Rahim Hamzah meted out the fine on Tong Poh Kim, 44, after the woman, who had earlier pleaded not guilty to the charges, changed her plea to guilty when the case came up for mention today.

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