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27-Sep-2019 : False Viral Video on Social Media Platforms

In reference to a video that was made viral through various social media platforms including WhatsApp involving a fight amongst workers wearing orange coveralls in a workers canteen, the Ministry of Energy, Manpower and Industry would like to inform the public that the video originated from another country and the allegation that it had taken place at Pulau Muara Besar is false and malicious.

The public are advised not to spread unverified information or messages through social media platforms as spreading false information either oral, written or any other means that may cause interference with the public's peace is an offence under Section 34 Public Order Act, CAP 148, which brings about imprisonment of up to 3 years or a fine of BND 3,000.00, if found guilty.