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Viral Shah Alam Mural On Malaysian Leaders Found Vandalised Today

Viral Shah Alam Mural On Malaysian Leaders Found Vandalised Today

No one knows who did it, yet.

Kirat Kaur

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[UPDATE: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has released a statement to say that the defaced murals have been painted over with white paint and a police report has been lodged for vandalism in public spaces under Vandalism Minor Laws 2005.]


A highly popular mural in Shah Alam depicting the faces of Malaysian leaders and frontliners who’ve been key figures in the nation’s Covid-19 fight has been found vandalised today.

In a video spreading on social media, red paint spelling out offensive words and graffiti over the faces of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (YDPA) Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, Health Director-General Datuk Dr. Noor Hisham Abdullah and Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

Based on images shared online, the vandalised mural at Taman Cahaya Alam, Seksyen U12 has been covered and there were police onsite.

Credit: @MrJamesLabu/Twitter

The mural by Terengganu-born Suhaimi Ali, Abdul Hadi Ramli and Muhamad Firdaus Nordinwas was lauded by scores of Malaysians with personal visits by the Health DG and Agong themselves in late June.


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