KLANG – Three Nepali restaurants were found to be operating illegally at the North Klang business centre.
Those restaurants which akin to entertainment outlets have become the focal point for Nepalis at the area, especially at night.
Through the Ops Terjah raid, a team of enforcers from the Klang Municipal Council (MPK) found that all three premises also sell alcohol without license.
The restaurants operate from 8.00 pm until 8.00 am.
Earlier, 36 premises including restaurants, clothing retailers and convenience and sundry shops were inspected by the authorities today.
From that amount, 11 premises were sealed and four compounds were issued over various offence.
According to the Exco Selangor for Local Government, Public Transportation and New Village Development, Ng Sze Han, other offences include local citizen renting business licenses to foreigners.
“Among the offences were conducting business without license, some rent license or ali baba, this is an offence and investigation will be carried out if they breach the regulation of licensing,” he told the journalists after the Ops Terjah today.
A premise suspected to conduct cryptocurrency, bitcoin mining was also ambushed.
Therefore, Sze Han also warned citizens to not abuse business licenses by lending them to foreigners which opened opportunities for them to monopolise the businesses.
“We should give priorities to the local citizen to conduct businesses. The permit or visa for foreigners are for them to work or travel, not to open businesses.
“It is different from foreign investors. This is trading using local license. This is wrong,” said the Selangor Exco.
According to MPK, they will not tolerate those who rent out licenses. Their licenses can be revoked besides being issued compounds. –MalaysiaGazette