Spike in juvenile crime a cause for concern

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  • Friday, 06 Nov 2015

DCP Thaiveegan shaking hands while chatting with the students after launching the community programme. Looking on are Lim (right) and principal Leong (grey tie) at the school in Jalan Aston, Bukit Mertajam.Photo: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

THE crime rate involving juveniles in Penang is on the rise.

State deputy police chief Deputy Comm Datuk A. Thaiveegan said cases involving students had also spiked with 90 cases this year compared with 67 cases recorded last year.

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