Security firms lament being left out of govt aid


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  • Thursday, 09 Apr 2020

PETALING JAYA: They are listed as an essential service and part of the front line in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, but security guards are facing a battle of their own.

Private security companies say they have been left out in the cold, with many other essential services given assistance by the government. Former Selangor police chief Datuk Tun Hisan Tun Hamzah, who now operates Tun Security Services, said although the government formally recognised security guards as part of the front line, “we are not being treated as such”.

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