MCO: MMEA beefs up patrols during MCO against cross-border crime


LANGKAWI: The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) has deployed more of its assets at sea and air to beef up patrols and increase enforcement during the movement control order (MCO) nationwide.

Its Kedah and Perlis operation deputy director Captain Zulinda Ramly said the increase of the assets was meant to prevent any cross-border crimes which includes human trafficking, contraband smuggling, pirate activity and the encroachment of foreign fishermen boat especially at hot spot areas along the Malacca Straits, South China Sea and the Sulu Sea.

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