An replace on the particular cost charge for site visitors summonses as introduced by prime minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim final week. Through the month-long marketing campaign, from April 21 to Could 21, every summons may be settled at a charge of RM50, relevant to all PDRM site visitors summonses that had been issued in 2022 and earlier than.
This can apply to summonses issued for non-compoundable offences, which requires offenders to go on to court docket, as Bernama studies. In accordance with Bukit Aman site visitors investigation and enforcement division (JSPT) director Datuk Seri Mat Kasim Karim, this was being applied for the primary time by PDRM.
He mentioned that solely circumstances that haven’t accomplished court docket hearings usually are not eligible for reductions, as a result of they’re outdoors the jurisdiction of the police, including that the provide introduced by the PM is completely different from the PDRM low cost of as much as 60% along with the current 216th Police Day commemoration.
He mentioned that the low cost being given along with Police Day had a number of kinds of examples the place a summons was not eligible for reductions, these being for accident circumstances, non-compoundable offences and warrant-status circumstances.
He mentioned the particular charge as introduced by the PM is completely different and included non-compoundable site visitors offences, and known as on these with excellent fines to settle them, particularly these with non-compoundable summonses.
“They need to take this chance as this sort of provide has by no means been (applied) within the historical past of the PDRM as a result of we’re sure by the foundations, however the authorities sees the place it will probably assist, so we attempt to assist as greatest as we are able to,” he mentioned, including that the general public will pay the related summons on-line by means of the MyBayar Saman utility or bodily in any respect site visitors cost counters at contingent and district police headquarters all through the nation.