Special task force established to assist stranded haj pilgrims


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KUALA LUMPUR: The Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) has established a special task force to investigate and take preliminary action to help stranded haj pilgrims.

In a statement on Thursday (May 30), Bukit Aman CCID director Comm Datuk Seri Ramli Mohamed Yoosuf (pic) said the team would work with relevant government agencies to solve any issues.

“The establishment of this special task force is to ensure that any complaints received can be dealt with more efficiently and effectively," he said.

Comm Ramli also confirmed that his department had received a police report from Negeri Sembilan regarding claims of stranded pilgrims in Mecca.

“Preliminary investigations found that the issue is under the jurisdiction of Lembaga Tabung Haji,” he said.

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