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According to report by The Malay Mail, five Uber drivers have been involved in a crackdown by the Road Transport Department (JPJ), under the Ops Teksi Uber 2014 operation – which begun on October 1.

Of the five vehicles involved, one was confirmed as a private vehicle, a Honda Accord, while the other four were commercial hire-and-drive cars. The owner of the Accord has been issued a summons and will face a possible fine of between RM1,000 to RM10,000 as well as a prison sentence should it be demanded. His car has been seized for 30 days pending further investigation.

The four other vehicles were returned to their respective owners – with their documents confiscated pending further investigation by the Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD). Due to a wide range of circumstances, the four vehicles could be returned to owners should proper documents and other factors correlate.

Said operation was launched earlier this month to begin a crackdown on the popular app and its operations with a task force consisting of roughly 30 personnel from the JPJ, SPAD and the police.