Stolen mobile phones to be disabled in new move

  • Nation
  • Friday, 19 Oct 2007

KUALA LUMPUR: All stolen or missing handphones will be deactivated and can no longer be used even with new SIM cards by December. 

This is when the mobile phone service operators introduce a new service to curb mobile phone theft, which has escalated to an alarming level. Last year alone, statistics showed that some 100,000 handphones were reported lost but the authorities said the real figure could be much higher. 

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