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159 children detained under Sosma and Poca

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Modified 7 Nov 2017, 2:11 am

A total of 159 children have been detained under the Prevention of Crime Act 1959 (Poca) and the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma).

This is according to a parliamentary written reply by Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, in response to a question by Klang MP Charles Santiago.

Zahid, who is also deputy prime minister, said 142 children were detained under Poca and 17 children were detained under Sosma...

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