Caprice seeks chicken trader to ‘pay summons to use children’s shirt money’
TULAR video of a market trader who burst into tears when he had to use the money saved to buy children’s shirts in order to pay a summons of RM500.
The trader, who is also a father, was sued after he was accused of selling chicken for more than the ceiling price.
Through the video, the trader told the difference in price from the wholesaler with the selling price set by the government, he only made 20 sen.
“The intention is to go buy the children’s raya shirt this Saturday, but you have to pay for the suit first,” he said in the video while showing the money that needs to be paid.
The video caught the attention of rapper, Caprice who also uploaded it to his Instagram account.
Sympathetic to the plight of the trader, Caprice asked that anyone could find the young man to gift a set of shirts to their family.
“Anyone who knows this brother, please WhatsApp Caprice, Cap wants to send a set of shirts for his family in any colors ,” he wrote in the caption.
In the meantime, Caprice hopes that the issue of chicken prices can be resolved.
“Hopefully, the issue of the price of this chicken, sellers, and wholesalers can be resolved, God willing,” he said.
Last February, the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) set a standard retail ceiling price of RM8.90 per kilogram in Peninsular Malaysia.
source – Gempak