The public had been warned by Sepang police not to utter the word ‘bomb’, even in a joking manner especially when they are at the KL International Airport (KLIA) and KL International Airport 2 (KLIA2) because it is considered as a very serious offence.
Bernama quotes Sepang Police Chief ACP Abdul Aziz Ali of saying that using the word ‘bomb’ is categorised as a threat under the Airport Emergency Plan.
Abdul Aziz said that individuals who feels it’s funny to say the word “bomb”at the airports will be detained immediately and taken to the Sepang police headquarters (IPD). They could be charged under Penal Code for inciting fear. They could spend a maximum of seven years in jail if they are convicted.
“They will incur losses when they miss their flight and need to buy new flight tickets,” he told Bernama.
15 individuals were detained and charged at the Sepang Magistrate’s Court, Abdul Aziz added that last year.