Viral video of child sticking out of sunroof sparks police probe

By THE STAR | 24 January 2023

A screenshot of the viral video showing a child standing up out of the sunroof of a moving vehicle that was posted on Twitter.

PETALING JAYA: A viral video of children standing up through the sunroof of a moving vehicle has sparked a police investigation.

In a statement today, Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohamad Fakhrudin said the police were notified of the video at around 12.15am Monday.

The video was uploaded by Twitter user @nabilahroslan.

"The video showed a red Proton X70 being driven recklessly as children were allowed to have their heads out through the sunroof.

"Based on the recording the incident occurred along the NKVE from Subang Jaya heading towards Bukit Lanjan," he said.

He added that any reckless actions that could bring harm to anyone was a criminal offence.

He urged all parties to not endanger the lives of others on the road and for witnesses to lodge police reports.

"We are in the process of tracing down the suspect who was driving the vehicle," he said.