KPJ Healthcare just apologised over the vandalism of their Deepavali kolam by their own staff, and suspended the two employees involved!
Viral Video Of KPJ Klang Hospital Staff Vandalising Kolam!
A video went viral on WhatsApp and TikTok, claiming that a KPJ Klang employee vandalised the Kolam decorative art at his own hospital.
The video shows a man, dressed in a blue Baju Melayu with a black songkok shoes, defacing the Kolam that was created for Deepavali at the KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital.
The video appears to be recorded by a lady who eventually commented with humour, “Vandalism”.
PDRM Arrested KPJ Klang Staff Over Vandalised Kolam!
On 31 October, Northern Klang Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Vijaya Rao a/l Samachulu 31 October, ACP Vijaya Rao announced that two KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital employees had been arrested on suspicion of deliberately causing disharmony.
The man in the video, and the person who recorded the video, both voluntarily surrendered themselves to the district police headquarters to have their statements recorded at about 11 PM the night before.
The two suspects, in their 20s and 30s, were then arrested and remanded for three days, starting today (Monday, 31 October 2022), for investigation under Section 298A of the Penal Code for causing disharmony, disunity, or feelings of enmity, hatred or ill-will, or prejudicing the maintenance of harmony or unity, on grounds of religion.
KPJ Healthcare Apologises Over Kolam Incident, Suspends Staff
On 30 October, KPJ Healthcare initially posted a non-apology statement, stating that they would launch an internal investigation.
But several hours after the police confirmed on 31 October, that the two people involved in the incident were KPJ Klang Specialist Hospital staff members, the healthcare provider finally issued an apology.
KPJ Healthcare also announced that they suspended both employees pending further investigation.
In the meantime, the artis of the kolam called for calm, and urged everyone to stay united and peaceful.
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