Home > News > Nation
Sunday April 20, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Sunday April 20, 2014 MYT 9:05:06 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: A top cop has warned that prolonged water rationing in the Klang Valley could lead to social unrest as tensions are running high among the people.
Bukit Aman Crime Prevention and Eradication Department director Comm Datuk Ayub Yaakob said the rationing, now almost into its second month, could make matters worse if unresolved.
“As people struggle to cope with a situation that has been going on for almost two months, and with talks of even further rationing, heated emotions can take over, even in small everyday problems,” he cautioned.
“This is why we need to take better care of our environment and try to prevent such issues from arising further,” he said after launching a “Save the Nature” seminar at the Royal Malaysian Police College here yesterday.
The seminar was a joint effort between the police and other agencies like the Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia and the Wildlife and National Parks Department (Perhilitan).
The two-day seminar, which included talks on ways to go green and raise awareness on the environment, was attended by police personnel and school students.
Beside the talks, the seminar also featured informative exhibits.
“We, the police, just like everyone, are major stakeholders in the need to save our forest and wildlife from further deterioration,” said Comm Ayub.
Following this seminar, he said it was time for all relevant agencies to work more closely on eradicating crimes against nature, like unscrupulous logging and illegal trade of wildlife.
Syabas: Contamination hits Gombak
Industries fear steep prices for alternative water supply
Tags / Keywords:
Environment, Nation, Courts Crime, police go green seminar
Five-year-old boy drowns at Serendah falls
Protesters gather in support of arrested rally participants
Twenty-nine arrested over Sogo rally
Police say no truth to Gani Patail being arrested
Mother loses RM50K thinking son was arrested for drugs
Australia: Wing part may be confirmed as from MH370 this week
Chew: Instead of forging unity, it could harm Malaysia’s multi-linguistic charm
Cops: Roads around the circuit closed for three-day race
Warrant of arrest out for Clare Brown
Seafood products decor on vehicles to tempt Penangites
How to manage your project cashflow
In a first, drug using 3D printing technology gets FDA nod
Stricker named an assistant captain for U.S. Presidents Cup
Fishing for your dinner There is nothing like landing your own catch to beat the growing cost of living
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)