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TAMPOI: Residents in several areas in Tampoi have voiced their unease with the deluge of advertisements for Seluar Dalam Superman (Superman’s Underwear) which claims to be able to cure men’s sexual problems.
The areas seem to have been targeted by the product’s sales agents, who have been promoting it by plastering the advertisements all over the place.
The product, which is equipped with magnets, is said to be able to cure impotency and to enhance the size of the user’s penis and sold for between RM350 and RM900.
Retiree Mohd Ilham Samudin said he was shocked when he saw the advertisements in public place as it is embarrassing and have become an eyesore.
“For me this could cause a bad influence among the community. Superman fans, especially the men, could be duped into spending thousands of ringgit to buy the product with the assumption that they could gain special powers by wearing them,” he said.
Ilham said the open promotion of the product is inappropriate as the product claims to enhance sexual power and have nothing to do with the Superman character.
Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) public relations officer Mohd Firdaus Abdul Hamid said investigations showed that the distributor of the product did not have a permission to plaster their advertisements in the city.
“MBJB would like to remind the distributor to stop what they are doing as they can be compounded for vandalism.
“MBJB could also take down the advertisements as they do not have permission and it is inconvenient for the public.”