Third police station shut in Alor Gajah due to Covid-19 outbreak


ALOR GAJAH: Three police stations have had to halt operations here due to Covid-19 within a month.

Alor Gajah OCPD Supt Arshad Abu said the Masjid Tanah station was the latest that has been temporarily closed by the Melaka Health Department after several officers and personnel tested positive.

"The police station will be closed starting tomorrow (Aug 18) until Merdeka Day on Aug 31," he said on Tuesday (Aug 17).

Supt Arshad said the Alor Gajah police headquarters would send reinforcements for patrolling and other crime prevention duties.

He added that locals under the Masjid Tanah police jurisdiction could contact the Alor Gajah police response centre at 06-556 4153 or 06-556 6573.

Last month, the Durian Tunggal station closed from July 19 to July 22.

Two days before Durian Tunggal, the Kuala Sungai Baru police station was also closed from July 17 to July 26 due to Covid-19.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

Hike in prices of goods not due to cartels, says Rosol
Sarawak state election: PBB has identified candidates, says Nanta
Melaka polls: Umno-PAS multi-way contests will make things difficult in Selangor
EC to present SOPs for Melaka election on Friday (Oct 22), says Khairy
We've met several party leaders but no rush to sign up, says Idris Haron
Covid-19: Health Ministry has learnt from Sabah polls experience, says KJ
Don't hurry into Sarawak polls, says local civil society group
Aukus military pact will go on, says Australia and UK
Two-year-old killed as lorry hits m-cycle from behind in Kota Tinggi
Floods recede in Kedah, relief centres in four other states remain open

Others Also Read


Vouchers