722 held under EO this year

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  • Sunday, 11 Sep 2011

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 722 people have been detained under the Emergency (Public Order and Prevention of Crime) Ordinance (EO) 1969 in the first eight months of this year.

The bulk of them are from Selangor (275), Johor (86), Kedah (58), Sarawak (56) and Kuala Lumpur (50). The smallest number is from Sabah which recorded only two detention orders (see chart).

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