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Police Saw Decline In Crime Rates During MCO & CMCO

Police Saw Decline In Crime Rates During MCO & CMCO

Hakim Hassan

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Crime rates in Malaysia dropped by 46.7% during the 84 days of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO), according to reports by Malay Mail.

From 18 March until yesterday, 10,134 cases have been reported, in contrast to 19,014 recorded 84 days before the MCO.

Meanwhile, during the same 84-day period, 26,366 individuals were arrested for various offences and 20,720 individuals or 78.6% have been charged by the police.

Between 18 March and 9 June this year, 10,875 individuals were issued compounds.

Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department Director Datuk Huzir Mohamed said offences committed leading to the compounds were MCO violations such as gathering during the Aidilfitri, interstate movement and others.


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