New police SOP for autism cases

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Rapt attention: Three police helicopters performing a flyby during the 212th Police Day celebrations at Pulapol.

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have intro­duced new standard operating procedures (SOP) to handle persons with autism following the case of Ahmad Ziqri Morshidi last year.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the public outcry following the police handling of that case showed that the force needed to rethink their methods in handling similarly mentally challenged people.

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