Rotary Club of Kinta, in collaboration with the Royal Malaysian Police, organised a Crime Prevention Programme on Saturday, May 14 at Mydin Mall Meru. Held from 10am till 1pm, the event’s objective was to create awareness in the public regarding crime and ways to avoid it.
S.R. Nadarajah, the club’s past president, was the organising chairman. Two police officers spoke on the subject matter. ASP Ng Bo Huat spoke on crime in general while ASP Kamariah Jamaludin, the officer in charge of sexual crime at the Police Contingent Headquarters, Ipoh, spoke on her field of interest.
“Did you know, even joking about sex itself is considered a crime if one of you feels uncomfortable,” she said.
“Sometimes, we’re the careless ones. I’ve had cases of parents who have left their children at home alone and they wonder what went wrong. Anything can happen in 10 minutes, we need to be aware of that,” she added.
After the talks, there was a police demonstration on robbery at the main entrance of Mydin. Blank rounds and speeding cars were among the things that spiced up the event.
Police personnel who took part in the demonstration were dressed in their signature black SWAT uniforms, making them the centre of attention. The crowd was thrilled by the show, as it was not something they get to see everyday.