Hawker alleges police extortion over Covid-19 SOP

A hawker has alleged that he was extorted by police after failing to produce a permission letter to show that he can operate during the "total lockdown" period which was introduced to curb the spread of Covid-19.

Lim Thiam Fook, 21, alleged police officers also poured out his stew on grounds that they had to "check for drugs" after taking RM500 from him...

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