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Gov't deliberately blocking security moves by Pakatan

Yeo Bee Yin
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ADUN SPEAKS The inspector-general of police (IGP) and Home Ministry must immediately stop playing politics and approve the applications from the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) and any other local councils in Selangor to establish auxiliary police force units to combat crime.

To assist the battle against crime, MBPJ in February 2009 to the IGP to establish an auxiliary police force unit and allocated RM4.3 million to train and equip 100 personnel from its enforcement unit to complement the police force in PJ.

However, the application was rejected in 2010, based on the lame excuse that the crime rate had dropped and there was no need for MBPJ to have its own auxiliary police unit as it would have "overlapping functions" with the police force...

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