Man in shirt and shorts goes viral for directing vehicles during Jalan Ling Kai Cheng traffic light malfunction in Sibu

A man seen signaling vehicles during a traffic light malfunction at Jalan Ling Kai Cheng in Sibu on Jan 24, 2023. Photo credit: Info Sibu page on Facebook

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SIBU, Jan 24: A man went viral for allegedly assuming the role of a traffic policeman to aid the flow of vehicles at Jalan Ling Kai Cheng here today.

According to Info Sibu page on Facebook, the man wearing a patterned shirt, short pants and a pair of slippers was seen signaling and directing the vehicles at the crossroads.

“The traffic light at Jalan Ling Kai Cheng Road went haywire and caused traffic congestion.

“In the busyness of Chinese New Year, this young man was praised by road users when he aided the traffic flow a while ago,” the page wrote.

In the comment section, many praised the anonymous man for the job well done and some criticised the absence of police.

However, one user named Decodimos Seli wrote, “The man is a police traffic officer who didn’t have time to wear his uniform. Going on holiday is not easy.” — DayakDaily