SHAH ALAM, 27 Nov: Two premises were raided by the Subang Jaya Municipal Council (MPSJ) in an operation recently for violating licence restrictions by selling illegal DVDs and VCDs .
The operation was led by the Assistant Chief Enforcement Officer, Ravithran Raman and the 19 enforcement officers managed to seize 2,885 VCDs at the premises located at Bandar Puteri, Puchong.
The MPSJ Enforcement Department Director, Major (Rtd) Mohd Rasip Rasul, said that investigations found that the two premises have valid business licences from MPSJ, however violated the conditions imposed by selling illegal and pornographic VCDs.
“The premises were seized and ordered to shut down under the By-Law 10(1)(a) of the MPSJ Licencing, Business Trade and Industry Laws 2007, for violating licence restrictions.
“The premises were also fined the maximum fine of RM1,000,” he told Selangor Kini today.
In the meantime, MPSJ recorded 16,426 seized VCD throughout 2011 and 33,597 VCDs (2012). Meanwhile, action was taken against 51 premises and 28,744 VCDs were seized as of the middle of this month.