JKR Sarawak: Viral photo of Kuala Lumpur–Sibu/Sarikei signboard is a fake

JKR Sarawak says that a viral photo purportedly showing a directional signboard in Sarawak is a fake.

KUCHING, Aug 21: The Sarawak Public Works Department (JKR) refuted the authenticity of a viral photo purportedly taken in Sarawak of one of its directional signboards, showing “Kuala Lumpur–Sibu/Sarikei”.

“Reference is made to the recently viral directional signboard “Kuala Lumpur–Sibu/Sarikei” which has caused confusion. Please be informed that the photo/image is fake and superimposed,” according to the department in a press release today.

“It is hoped that such irresponsible acts will not be repeated in the future.”

The photo has been widely circulated online and through social media channels, with many netizens expressing amused reactions. — DayakDaily