Police to have meeting on Sri Maha Mariamman Temple in USJ 25


KUALA LUMPUR: The police will be having a meeting to discuss the deployment of manpower at the Seafield Sri Maha Mariamman Temple at USJ25.

Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said he will be meeting with Selangor police on Monday (Dec 10) evening to discuss the matter.

"We will meet with the Selangor cops to re-evaluate the situation at the temple to see if there are still any threats. If they are none, then we will scale down the police presence there," he told reporters after launching a crime prevention walkabout at Central Market here on Monday.

He said the cost would increase the longer this drags and added that it was also a waste of manpower.

"There are no threats for now and the situation was back to normal at the temple.

"But that being said we cannot afford to take anything for granted, which is why we monitored the area thoroughly and continuously including the area around the One City shopping mall.

Meanwhile on the Anti-Icerd rally, Mohamad Fuzi said they would be calling in the organisers of the rally to have their statements taken.

"Three organisers will be giving their statements to us today evening.

"Our terms were simple, abide by the rules and have a peaceful assembly and the rally went on peacefully without any untoward incidents.

"But why did some supporters bring children? That is against the Peaceful Assembly Act," he said, adding that they would call anyone found to have broken the law.

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