City police: Task force set up to keep watch over Euro 2020


KUALA LUMPUR: Police will be keeping a close watch on the UEFA European Championship 2020 (Euro 2020) to curb illegal gambling activities.

City police chief Comm Datuk Azmi Abu Kassim (pic) said a task force has been set up to address the issue.

“We have already established the task force and it will focus on the issue of illegal gambling during this Euro 2020 period, ” he told a press conference on Friday (June 11).

In another case, Comm Azmi assured that the cause of the fire at a logistic storeroom in Sentul police headquarters would be investigated.

“We are waiting for the report by the Fire and Rescue Department.

“The storeroom kept old items meant for disposal such as old chairs and tables.

"We also used it to keep some maintenance items such as fertilisers, ” he said, adding that no items linked to active cases were kept there.

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