The Summons Fiasco : Part II

Well I of course have gotten more summons…

The first debacle, brought on by Ops Warta is written and discussed (in depth) HERE[/url].

So I went to pay them seen as though I was around in the day-time due my car being in the workshop (they finally called me to tell me I could take it in to the windscreen changed), procrastination to the max, only happened because a good samaritan that works in insurance gave them a kick in the ass..

So off I go to Balai Polis, the traffic HQ some more in PJ State..

I got there, checked my summons (1 compound, 2 speeding) and found out that one was during an Operasi (Operation) so it couldn’t be discounted.

The other two could, but after going between room 9 and room 13 numerous times, I found the guy that dealt with Rayuan (Appeals) was only in Thursday 9-11am or something stupid like that..

Not suprising he only has to work two hours a week really, when you hear the rest of the story..

I settled the summon that couldn’t be discounted as there was no point messing with that one. I then found out to make an appeal you have to write a letter, a pathetic, whiny begging letter, I mean wtf, give people some face please.

In some stations they even have template letters you can just copy from for the appeal..It goes something like this..

Dear Sir/Madam,

I am writing to appeal if you would be kind enough to give a discount on the summons referenced as XX-123456, I have a low salary and have no money to pay the full amount. I would be very grateful if you could discount the summons and would greatly appreciate your kindness and goodwill. Blah blah, lick some more anus, blah blah, thank you yeah yeah..

Yours Sincerely,

Mr Drivestoofast

So then I go back to the counter with my sappy letters and a wad of cash to settle the summons, the lady tells me they can’t deal with appeals, please go to counter 9…

So I go, the guy tells me again the person who deals with appeals is only here on Thursday morning, ARGH..

But he keeps popping out, eventually he says he will kau tim (Take care of) the summons for us. He takes the summons and 250 bucks and disappears inside the office for quite some time..

300 summons reduced to 150 150 summons reduced to 100

When I saw the final receipts..

The 300 actually reduced to 100, and the 150 to 50..so he pocketed 100 bucks for 10 minutes work, I’m guessing it’s normal there as the receipt book was full of receipts for 50 bucks, and I doubt ANYONE actually pays that little…

So 2 hours a week, settle 20 summons say, that’s 1000 bucks for 2 hours work…

4 times a month, that’s 4000 cash on top of your salary. Kinda fucked up don’t you think?

Oh well, at least they are paid, now I just need the monkeys at the finance firm to actually do some work for once and settle the loan, and re-open it in my name..

ARGH!

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14 Responses to The Summons Fiasco : Part II

  1. Christina March 23, 2005 at 3:34 am #

    Bloodsucking low lifes!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. kimberlycun March 23, 2005 at 4:20 am #

    i cant believe they havent seen it yet, they wanna fight corruption? just do away with the discount and appeal bullshit and start locking up people for traffic offences if they don’t pay after 3 warnings…then people will start driving like they actually graduated from driving schools.

    fuck u ass of a cop FUCK YOU. you fucking gay cop i am hot, ok! *inside joke

  3. FireAngel March 23, 2005 at 6:36 pm #

    I HATE COPS. WORSE FCKING FAT BLOOD SUCKING STINKING SONOFBITCHES.

    You were at State? Why never call me out for lunch hm? Why so lansi?

  4. h.liew March 23, 2005 at 8:05 pm #

    WelcUm to Malaysia!!!

  5. Adam March 23, 2005 at 8:23 pm #

    Normal story but nothing we can do about. I even had to fork up some money when I had an accident (not my fault) and I had to file a police report. Actually they did not take the money directly but asked the workshop people to do it. At first I refused but the workshop people warned me that I may have to wait a long long time.. so I paid up.

  6. Vader March 23, 2005 at 9:02 pm #

    *claps*

    CEMERLANG, GEMILANG & TERBILANG MY FOOT!!!

  7. KY March 23, 2005 at 9:21 pm #

    use the LRT, or have ur friends drive. 😛

  8. ShaolinTiger March 23, 2005 at 9:28 pm #

    Yeah in UK..

    1) Get a Summons
    2) 3 days later get a notice through the door
    3) Pay by telephone or by post within 30 days or it doubles
    4) Don’t pay within 60 days and it goes up more
    5) Don’t pay within 90 days lose your licence and go to court..

  9. ShaolinTiger March 23, 2005 at 9:31 pm #

    Was busy sorting my stuff out yo, will try and remember next time I am there haha, don’t think I was hungry anyway, just munched loads at Mon’t Kiara 😀

  10. ShaolinTiger March 23, 2005 at 9:33 pm #

    Yeah that’s pretty normal, loads of things you have to ‘pay’ for or they just wont get done..

  11. FireAngel March 23, 2005 at 11:37 pm #

    HEhehe.. yeah! LIKE MEEEEE! WHEEE!

  12. Visitor March 24, 2005 at 3:50 am #

    When I went to pay the summons, the cop at reception told me to kautim too, but i refused and went to see the officer to appeal. ended up paying RM100 less than what cop #1 asked for. If you want easy way out, you will be subject to all this bullshit. if you stick to the rules, you will be OK – it may be more difficult, but you won’t be taken for a ride. (It’s crap the way the bureaucracy promotes corruption, but that’s another story)

    Adam, that workshop probably pocketed the $ supposedly meant for the cop’s bribe. never trust the word of a middle man.

  13. MrsT March 24, 2005 at 5:59 am #

    I didn’t think that it was still so bad.. in malaysia.. the corruption part..! it’s too bad.. 🙁
    I can never lived in malaysia .. for this reason..!

  14. Asda October 30, 2005 at 6:34 pm #

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