JPJ says claims made in a viral put up stating a bodily highway tax continues to be necessary unfaithful, police report lodged

The highway transport division (JPJ) has filed a police report over a put up made on Fb by a consumer claiming {that a} bodily highway tax (lesen kenderaan motor, or LKM) continues to be necessary.

Within the put up, the individual said that the declare of a bodily LKM not being vital was a lie, and {that a} bodily copy was wanted. The put up went viral, prompting the division to take motion.

In an announcement, the division clarified that the assertion made within the put up was unfaithful and was deceptive the general public. It mentioned {that a} police report was made in Putrajaya in order that an investigation could be carried out towards the proprietor of the Fb account concerned. It added this was being completed to stop the sharing of incorrect and deceptive statements sooner or later.

On February 10, transport minister Anthony Loke introduced the switch to digital for the road tax in addition to the driving licence, and as such, it was not necessary to show the highway tax sticker on a car, as all associated JPJ-issued paperwork have been now within the system.

Loke mentioned the change to digital licences would save JPJ RM96 million a year in printing prices, and the transfer would additionally scale back site visitors in JPJ places of work by round 80%, permitting for different transactions to be carried out in faster vogue.

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