Monday, November 30, 2020

For a Vios driver, when it rains it pours

MM Online:

Man caught on viral video transporting banana tree in car slapped with summons, say Johor cops

Police said the 30-year-old local man was issued a summons under LN 166/59 Rule 20 for carrying a load with an improper vehicle. — Screen capture via Facebook

JOHOR BARU, Nov 30 — The driver of a Toyota Vios who transported a banana tree placed horizontally across his car that it obstructed other road users at Jalan Persiaran Utama, Mutiara Rini, Skudai, here on Saturday paid the price for his brazen act when he was slapped with a traffic summons by the police.

Iskandar Puteri District Police chief ACP Dzulkhairi Mukhtar, commenting on the act which was caught on video and went viral on social media, said the 30-year-old local man was issued a summons under LN 166/59 Rule 20 for carrying a load with an improper vehicle.

He said police contacted the vehicle owner, who is in Singapore, after the video went viral.

“The owner’s son came to the police station to provide a statement yesterday (Saturday) at 8.30pm, saying the vehicle was driven by his cousin and the banana tree was for a prayer ceremony in Mutiara Rini,” Dzulkhairi said in a statement yesterday.

The driver finally turned up at the Iskandar Puteri Traffic Police Station at 9.30am yesterday to give his statement.

Dzulkhairi said checks revealed that the driver had 18 traffic summonses, including four arrest warrants and 10 non-compoundable summonses.

“The driver was taken to the Johor Baru Magistrate’s Court to settle six outstanding summonses amounting to RM1,200,” he said.

According to him, the Toyota Vios had been confiscated under Section 64 of the Road Transport Act 1987 for expired road tax. — Bernama


  1. Dey ver "blessing" the road with the banana leaves....

    Banana fruit is one of the most popular fruits all over the world. It is highly beneficial to health and the most surprising thing is its significance in Hinduism. Banana tree and its leaves are considered holy and one of the most sacred in the Hindu religion.

    What is the importance of trees in Hindu culture?
    Hindu religion is inspired by many fascinating mythological stories and events and has meaningful ties with different elements of nature. There are many trees that are considered sacred and worshipped from ancient times. Our holy text and scriptures have an inclusion of plants and animals innumerable times for different instincts and reasons. The plants and animals have a direct relation with Gods and Goddesses and are considered important due to specific qualities.

    Actually bananas do not grow on a tree. It falls in the category of perennial herbs with a trunk that is not woody. However, due to its appearance, size and structure it is regarded as a tree and it has a huge significance in Hinduism. The banana tree leaves, trunk, and fruits are considered sacred in the Hindu religion.

    Reasons Behind Worship Of Banana Tree
    The entire banana plant is considered sacred and it is known as ‘Kadali’ in the Sanskrit language. There are varied reasons why the banana leaves are considered holy in Hindu culture.

    According to Hindu Mythology, Rishi Durvasa had cursed his wife as she interrupted his sleep. He cursed him to turn into a banana tree. Upon receiving the curse, she pleaded with her husband for a wish that she should be treated special and as a holy plant. Rishi Duravasa fulfilled her wish and since that day, the leaves of banana trees are considered auspicious and sacred in Hindu culture.

    Banana Leaves in Hinduism
    Banana leaf is used to distribute Prasad or Bhog to the devotees in temples. Banana fruits are offered to God and Goddesses as Naivedyam or Bhog.

    The trunk of the tree denotes good luck and prosperity and so it is used for decoration during religious festivals or ceremonies in Hindu culture.

    Lord Ganesh is fond of banana leaves and gets appeased by the offering of leaves during Ganpati puja.

    A Banana leaf and fruits are offered to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi as a religious offering.

    The usage of the banana leaves is mentioned in all Vedic rituals as they are considered sacred in Hindu culture. The banana fruit is considered as the most energetic fruits and it is affordable for all.

    Significance of Banana tree in Hindu culture
    There is a traditional custom in Hindu religion to decorate the entrance of the marriage hall and the house of the bridegroom and bride with two banana trees. According to the belief, the tree symbolizes that the married life of the couple would be evergreen and the relationship and love between them would be endless. The couple would be showered with all the prosperity of the world and with children.

    According to the ancient scriptures of the Hindu religion, the tree is considered equivalent to ‘Devaguru or Brihaspati’. The belief is very prevalent and the individuals who can’t afford Yellow Sapphire gemstone can wear the root of the tree. Planting the tree at home is equivalent to having a Guru or Brihaspati at home.

    The banana tree is devoutly religious which symbolizes Lord Vishnu and it should be worshipped every Thursday to avail the benefits of the planet Jupiter.

    The banana fruit is offered as Prasad or Bhog to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. It is a belief that Vishnu and Lakshmi love the fruit and they bless devotees with a happy married life, good financial condition and happiness for the whole family.

    During the Durga Puja, a grand festival of Bengalis, the form of Goddess is created with banana plantain. This form of Goddess known as Kola Bou is considered as the bride of Lord Ganesha. She is given a bath before evening and placed next to Lord Ganesha on the day of Maha Saptami.

  2. Potong pendek bawa tunggul dia saja...hahaha...

  3. y stress on vios, its a good car? with multiple function?

    1. That's what katak-ised wall flowery language usage!

      U buat tak tau?

      Tsk… tsk…

    2. i know u like it, a japs made, most ccp zombie do.

    3. Wrong!

      I like either Xpeng or Nio. 100% China made - from concept to on the road.

      & the new 五菱宏光 mini ev out sold all Tesla models by a mile in the whole of China!

      Again, 100% China made - from concept to on the road.

      Any more lies?

      Perhaps, yr katak-ised fart is derived from that f*cked island where meme-ed Nihon worshipping is still prevalence!

      U misquoted, as those petrified neurons couldn't function properly when infos r cross-linked. No?

    4. 100% china made n china concept? we call it carriage, can be kuda or lembu.

    5. That's the katak lies that leak from that well!

      Any wonder a 犬养mfer cab understand what's a carriage of the anything burdens?

      Under that fart filled well, the only thing that move us leaping kayak. No kids or lembu, some more carriage!

    6. when i say china have their own invention u oso sound not happy, sendiri punya tak nak, lain orang punya mahu curi.

    7. Apa yang u tak paham ke - sesatu barang/issue kena katak-ised mesti lah busuk.

      Mau curi?

      Betul2 u simpang baik2 dalam perigi!