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Cops to summon more witnesses in KLIA systems outage probe

More individuals will be summoned to assist police in their investigation over the four-day systems outage in KLIA that happened two weeks ago.

“The investigation is still underway. We will call a few individuals to assist the probe,” KLIA police chief Zulkifli Adamshah said.

“The process is going to take time in terms of technical and other aspects.”

A total of eight individuals including four IT content engineers from Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd have had their statements recorded, according to Zulkifli.

The system disruption at KLIA began on the night of Aug 21 that resulted to 68 delayed flights.

Transport Minister Anthony Loke apologized for the flight delays on Aug 22 and demanded an explanation from MAHB.

It did not rule out the possibility of sabotage, the airport operator said.The Transport Ministry immediately prompted the establishment to investigate on the failure of KLIA’s Total Airport Management System (Tams). Loke later called on all parties, including the airport operator, to cease speculation and let the police and the committee probe the systems outage.

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