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Dept looking at using e-device for inmates to prevent overcrowding at prisons


Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar

PETALING JAYA: The Prisons Department is looking at using Electronic Monitoring Devices to prevent overcrowding of prisons by placing inmates on bail or parole under "home detention".

Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said a study was currently under way to determine the feasibility of EMDs as part of the department's rehabilitation programme.

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