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Perak Police Chief Packs up “Nasi Ganja” Helicopter Delivery Investigation
Investigations on the helicopter that made a pick-up for packets of “nasi ganja” has been finalised according to the police chief of Perak.
At least five people have given their statements, 2 of which are the helicopter owner as well as the “nasi ganja” shop owner. Comm Datuk Mior Faridalathrash Wahid said that the Attorney General’s Chambers have received the investigation files and further action will be taken. He added that the case was being investigated under Section 16 of the Prevention and Control of the Infectious Diseases Act.
During the July 23 event, a helicopter was captured on a viral video picking up 36 packets of “nasi ganja” at Ipoh Padang. The helicopter was given a permit to cross borders but only for maintenance work.
A statement released by the civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM) said that the helicopter left the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang at about 9 A.M. The helicopter returned to the airport from Ipoh at 11 A.M.
Many citizens took to social media to question why the flight was able to happen during a time when movement restrictions are in place.