Viral Shah Alam Mural On Malaysian Leaders Found Vandalised Today
No one knows who did it, yet.
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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.
Busuknye hati 😬😬😬 pic.twitter.com/9jOQDKwTgm— Labu suka anak pak aji (@MrJamesLabu) July 20, 2020
Based on images shared online, the vandalised mural at Taman Cahaya Alam, Seksyen U12 has been covered and there were police onsite.
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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