Police to close off more routes leading out of Putrajaya


PUTRAJAYA: Three more roads leading out of the federal administrative capital have been closed during the lockdown, bringing the total number of roads here barred to motorists to 10.

The affected stretches are Persiaran Timur leading out to Desa Pinggiran Putra at Precinct 16, Lebuh Wadi Ehsan leading out to Desa Pinggiran Putra at Precinct 19, and the Seri Saujana bridge leading out to Lebuh Sentosa.

“This is to prevent movement of traffic in and out of Putrajaya from Desa Pinggiran, Bandar Baru Bangi, Dengkil, Cyberjaya and Kuala Lumpur, ” Putrajaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Fadzil Ali said yesterday.

He was speaking to reporters after inspecting the metal gates being erected to close the road leading to the Seri Saujana bridge.

On Tuesday, police closed seven stretches of roads around here for the lockdown.

The affected roads are Jalan P5 at Taman Cabaran and Dengkil, Jalan Resam leading into and out of Precinct 11, Jalan P11J to and from Cyberjaya, Jalan P14 to and from Sungai Merab, and Gate One to and from Precinct 14.

Police have also placed barricades in Jalan P7A at Bulatan Putrajaya Sentral and Jalan P5 leading to Dengkil.

“Motorists leaving Putrajaya will have to go through the four roadblocks that are already in place so that authorities can do the necessary checks, ” said ACP Mohd Fadzil.

He warned that those without permission to enter or leave Putrajaya will be issued with a compound.

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