Errant motorcyclist in viral police kick video committed multiple traffic offences

The motorcyclist (left) is seen attempting to evade the spot check with a U-turn in this video screenshot.

By Malcolm Lau

KUCHING, Aug 25: Sibu District Police Chief ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit revealed that the rider whose motorcycle was kicked down by a traffic police personnel during a spot check at Jalan Temple here was found to have committed multiple traffic infringements.

The traffic policeman had kicked the motorcycle after the motorcyclist made an illegal U-turn to evade the spot check at 12.15pm earlier today. The incident was recorded and the video has gone viral on social media.

“The motorcyclist who attempted to escape the snap check by making an illegal U-turn brought danger to the other road users.

“The motorcyclist was not injured after he was kicked down by the police,” Stanley added.

He revealed the motorcyclist had committed multiple traffic offences such as not having a motorcycle licence, expired road tax, riding an uninsured motorcycle, modified exhaust and riding against traffic flow.

“A summons has been issued to the motorcyclist and the motorcycle had been confiscated by the police,” Stanley added.

Meanwhile, Stanley also disclosed the traffic policeman will be investigated over the incident. He urged the public to always obey traffic laws. — DayakDaily