Perak boosts security at police HQs, stations


IPOH: Perak police have enhanced security measures at 16 district police headquarters (IPDs) and 107 police stations across the state following the recent attack at the Ulu Tiram police station in Johor.

State police chief Datuk Seri Mohd Yusri Hassan Basri said this includes adding more personnel for night duties.

“I have instructed all district police chiefs to assess and identify any shortage in police stations.

“We will also improve entrance lighting and repair any old or damaged fences to strengthen the security level and perimeter at IPD or police station areas,” he told Bernama at the Perak police contingent headquarters here yesterday.

Mohd Yusri stressed that people visiting IPDs or police stations for any purpose would undergo more thorough inspections if they are carrying bags or parcels.

“We hope the public can cooperate with the police in providing the best service to ensure public safety and order is maintained and enhanced over time,” he added.

In the Ulu Tiram incident in the early morning of May 17, Konst Ahmad Azza Fahmi Azhar, 22, and Konst Muhamad Syafiq Ahmad Said, 24, were killed while Kpl Mohd Hasif Roslan was shot and injured.

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