Ministry Lodges Police Report Over False LPG Price Hike

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PUTRAJAYA – The Domestic Trade, Consumerism and Co-operatives Ministry has lodged a police report over claims on social media that the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) will go up.

The report was lodged at the Putrajaya district police headquarters on Tuesday.

Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin has denied such claims, saying that the information was false.

“Those reports which have gone viral have confused and caused anger among the people,” he said on Wednesday.

Hamzah assured the public that LPG price which is sold at RM26.60 for a 14kg cylinder would not be raised “at this moment”.

Social media was abuzz since early Nov with reports claiming that the price of LPG will be increased‎ in 2017. – The Star