Service of Rela honorary member in viral traffic dispute terminated

PUTRAJAYA: The service of an honorary member of the People’s Volunteer Corps (Rela) who appeared in a viral video arguing on a highway recently, has been terminated with immediate effect.

Rela in a statement today said the order was issued by Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin.

“The decision was made by the Home Minister after taking into consideration the views and recommendations of Rela committee meeting on June 25,” it said.

On June 21, the ministry said the man had been suspended from his post and he was also being investigated for abuse of power in May 2017. — Bernama