MCMC investigates four Facebook account owners alleged for spreading faked contents on Al-Quran reading competition

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KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) are investigating on the spreading of faked content involving the organisation of “Tilawah and Hafazan Al-Quran National and International Level 2024.

MMC in its statement said the spreading of the content had been detected in several accounts via the Facebook application.

“Yesterday four Facebook account owners who were alleged to be the spreader of the contents had been called by MCMC for investigation and their voices were recorded.

“All data that they had uploaded were recorded as evidences for investigation and further action,” the statement said.

The statement added, several other individuals will also be called to assist in the ongoing investigation. The case is being investigated under Section 233 Communications and Multimedia Act 1998 (588 Act) that provides a maximum fine of RM50, 000 or jail up to one year or both if found guilty.

Meanwhile, members of the public are advised not to abuse the online service network and service application to spread any content which is not authentic or faked. –Malaysia World News

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