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Sabah police investigate viral photo

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Police are investigating the picture of a man touching the penises of two little boys on a beach in Sabah that has been circulating on social media.

Semporna police chief Superintendent Peter Umbuas said they were aware of the photo and were trying to determine where and when it was taken, reported Malaysia's The Star.

"We initiated our investigations under Section 107 of the Criminal Procedure Code for nudity and carrying out an obscene act in a public place," he said.

"The latest photo comes under that and our investigations are continuing."

The photo of the man comes after pictures of Asian tourists stripping naked on an island caused a stir recently.

Semporna tourism bureau chief Razak Tampi said local folk were upset with the actions of the tourists.

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