38 street kids are rounded up: Cops

38 street kids are rounded up: Cops
03 May, 2007

Kota Kinabalu: An on-going joint operation by the police and City Hall at Inanam and Menggatal saw 38 streetchildren being picked up since April 19.

City Police Chief ACP Ku Chin Wah said also detained were seven illegal immigrants, five people with suspected fake identification documents and a man with expired travel documents.

Police seized about 300 suspected contraband cigarettes from eight illegal street peddlers who were subsequently detained, adding an illegal hawker was also hauled in.

At the same time, City Hall slapped 11 compounds on the public for various violations of the city’s by-laws.

He urged the public to contact City Hall’s control room number at 088-239500 if they are approached by illegal car washers and child beggars, among others.


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