Recording police 'carrying out probe' offence under Penal Code - Bukit Aman

Modified 10 Nov 2020, 6:00 am

Taking photograph or recording a video of police carrying out their investigation is an offence under Section 186 of the Penal Code for obstructing public servant in discharge of his or her public functions.

Bukit Aman CID director Huzir Mohamed (above) said this in a statement today in relation to the arrest of a 23-year-old man who recorded a police officer in action during a raid.

While his statement did not name the person, he is believed to be referring to former University of Malaya Association of New Youth (Umany) president Wong Yan Ke.

"The arrest was made following an offence under Section 186...

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