MOE conducts in-depth probe into alleged kidnap bid of pupils


TANJUNG MALIM: Education Minister Datuk Dr Radzi Jidin said the ministry, in collaboration with the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), is conducting an in-depth probe into the reports of attempted kidnapping of pupils before taking appropriate action to ensure the safety of schoolchildren.

He said any allegation of attempted kidnapping or abduction of children from school, needed to be investigated on a case-by-case basis.

"We will probe every piece of information, we don't want to just look at the surface value and then we conclude all that," he told a press conference on the Sustainable Nature Exploration Programme III at the Sungkai Wildlife Conservation Centre (PKHL) here Thursday (Sept 29).

Yesterday, the police dismissed social media reports about alleged kidnap bids in several districts in the country including Tangkak, Melaka Tengah, Kuantan and Shah Alam.

The police also said that the purported attempt to kidnap a pupil outside a primary school at Taman Pinji Mewah, Ipoh was false. - Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Radzi Jidin , MOE , police , kidnap bids , pupils , school

   

Next In Nation

Civil service committed to implement reform agenda under PM Anwar, says Chief Secretary to the Government�
DID issues flood preparedness notice in three states
Baling MP to be probed for calling PM an 'agent of Israel', say cops
Lightning strike caused delay on Kelana Jaya LRT line, says Rapid Rail
Pakatan labelled hypocrites in calling for police probe against PN’s Padang Serai candidate
King grants first audience to Anwar since his appointment as PM
PM issues letter demanding apology from Baling MP over audio alleging Israel links
Two men injured in NGV cylinder explosion at petrol station
RapidKL: Expect delays on Kelana Jaya LRT line due to technical glitch
Padang Serai PN candidate gives statement to police on 'kerajaan zina' remarks

Others Also Read