KUALA LUMPUR: Cops are tightening security at the World Trade Centre (WTC) Kuala Lumpur following a planned rally calling for Umno president Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to step down.
A total of 30 teams consisting of officers and personnel from Bukit Aman, Kuala Lumpur police headquarters and the Dang Wangi district police headquarters were deployed to monitor the situation.
Dang Wangi OCPD Asst Comm Noor Dellhan Yahaya as of 2pm Friday (Nov 25), the police had not detected any rally or demonstration, a notice of which had gone viral previously on social media.
"We did not receive any notice or application to organise any rally.
"However, we are still monitoring the area around WTC to ensure that everything is safe," he told reporters when met at WTC.
For monitoring the situation at WTC, the whole strength of the Dang Wangi police is being used to ensure the safety and security of all, he said.
"The police will always ensure the safety and public order is always prioritised.
"We will not compromise in taking action against any party that threatens safety and security," he said.