Faced with uncompromising cops, fined villagers find compassion elsewhere

Yasmin Ramlan

Modified 3 Feb 2021, 3:15 am

It was a tale of two approaches to policing when the Sabah cops were uncompromising in issuing fines against poor rural villagers for boarding a van at a capacity beyond what is allowed during the movement control order (MCO).

This was in stark contrast to an incident last month where the Petaling Jaya police went out of their way to help a mother who was caught shoplifting...

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