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Hisham's crime-busting revelation riles up Twitterjaya

Prasadh Michael
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Last Thursday, Home Minister Hishammuddin Hussein told reporters that the focus on crime-busting was "not seen as a need" for the government until only recently, and no, he was not misquoted.

Brickfields OCPD Abdul Wan Bari Wan Abdul Khalid leading Ops Tawan bangsar village 1 "We have now got political will right to the top (to fight crime). This was never the case, even since Merdeka... it was not seen as a need," he said.

As expected, this did not go down well with netizens, or any partially sane Malaysian for that matter, especially once you have considered the recent spike in crime across the country.

Here's a collection of Twitter posts reacting to Hishammuddin's revelation:

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