Police and community leaders hold dialogue to curb crime in Pending constituency

Foo (front row, third right), Will (front row, fourth right) and Pending community leaders pose for a group photo after attending a dialogue session at Sekama Police Station this morning (Oct 21, 2020).

KUCHING, Oct 21: A dialogue session between the police and community leaders was held to discuss, amongst others, house break-ins within the Pending constituency.

Sarawak United Peoples’ Party (SUPP) Youth secretary Milton Foo who arranged for the dialogue session revealed the discussion on house break-ins centered around Kenyalang Park, Jalan Chawan, Jalan Foochow, Taman Three Hills Park and Jalan Penyau.

The issues of drugs and gambling were also placed on the table.

Foo disclosed the dialogue which was held at Sekama Police Station on a whole, aimed to foster a close relationship between the police and local community leaders of the area.

“It was also hoped that through the dialogue, there may be exchange of information and ideas as to how to improve the safety and security of the community, and how to prevent crime or to reduce crime occurrence,” Foo revealed in a press statement today.

The dialogue was co-chaired by Sekama Police Chief ASP Will Jihem and Foo.

The community leaders attending the dialogue were Penghulu Tan Heng Kee, Penghulu Tan Tuan Woo, Kapitan Chan Siok Choon, Kapitan Phang Kit Seng, Kapitan Toh Ngien Seah and Kapitan Tang Teck Ping. — DayakDaily