People are free to move around despite roadblocks, says Johor top cop

JOHOR BARU: The people are free to travel although police have set up 24-hour roadblocks, says Comm Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat.

The Johor police chief said that there were some 22 roadblocks set up in strategic locations throughout the state.

"This is part of our 'omnipresence' and crime prevention strategy. The public should not be concerned as the roadblocks have been set up for their own security.

"The public should not listen to rumours," he said when contacted here on Wednesday (Nov 23).

Comm Kamarul Zaman added that the public can travel anywhere they want to, including to Kuala Lumpur, despite the roadblocks.

"There is no reason why they cannot go," he said.

Earlier, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani said Bukit Aman would be conducting 24-hour roadblocks at strategic locations in each district nationwide starting Tuesday (Nov 22).

"For the convenience of road users, no roadblocks will be conducted at peak hours, be it in the morning or later during the day.

"We advise the public to cooperate by following instructions at the roadblocks," he said in a statement on Wednesday.

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