Rounding up beggars in Selangor

A mother and daughter seen begging near a busy road. However, some beggars are part of a syndicate. — filepic

SELANGOR authorities have rescued 2,326 beggars until October this year and the numbers are not getting any less.

Selangor Social Welfare Department (JKM) statistics showed that 1,346 foreign beggars and 980 Malaysians were detained in the operations carried out since 2013.

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