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#NSTviral: PJ traffic police assist stranded motorcyclist, earn praise for kindness [Watch]

KUALA LUMPUR: Policemen from the Petaling Jaya Traffic Enforcement and Investigation Department went beyond their duty to aid a motorcyclist who found himself stranded on an expressway after running out of fuel yesterday.

Their deed garnered widespread praise from netizens after a TikTok video capturing the incident was circulated on social media platforms.

It was later shared by the police on their own official Facebook page. They identified the personnel involved as Sergeant Azrizal Che Rahim, Lance Corporal Mohamad Zafri Rusli, Constable Wan Muhamad Amirul Wan Azrul, and Constable Muhamad Nur Iman Mohd Kamaruddin.

Accompanying the video was a caption encouraging other policemen to emulate them, in line with the slogan 'police and society never part'.

The original footage was shared by TikTok user Nazreen Nasharuddin, showing one of the policemen assisting the stranded motorcyclist by pushing the machine with his foot as they both made their way to the nearest fuel station.

According to the police's post, the incident happened on the Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP).

Netizens were moved by the policemen's selfless act, with one commenter, Panjang_Dodi, expressing gratitude towards them and noting that even the Inspector-General of Police shared the video on his TikTok account.

Ayaq Poy meanwhile said such was the unique camaraderie between police and Malaysian citizens, adding that he too was once assisted by the police in similar situation.

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