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Johor police reject social media post showing alleged muggings of Singapore motorists

In response to queries from CNA, a Johor police spokesperson confirmed that the Facebook post in query was put up by a Les Lynn Lim. It learn: “Footage of Motorists gang in JB robbin Sporean motorists & cars…Those driving in pls b v v safe.” 

The post additionally contained images and movies of motorists being robbed and damage, purportedly of motorists gangs in Johor Bahru focusing on Singaporean vacationers. 

However, the police spokesperson stated that these had been from 2014 and had been not too long ago recirculated on social media and WhatsApp. 

In his assertion, Mr Shahurinain famous that Johor’s crime price index for January to March had fallen, in comparison with the identical interval final yr. There had been 339 fewer circumstances, he stated, representing a 22.16 per cent drop.  

He added that property crime and assault circumstances fell by 22.55 per cent and 20.54 per cent respectively.

“All in all, the crime rate in Johor is still manageable and in preparation for the upcoming festive season while the border is reopened, the criminal investigation department is active in launching various operations to aggressively deter criminal activity, including eliminating entertainment, gambling and violence activities in the state of Johor,” stated Mr Shahurinain. 

“This is to ensure that the state of Johor is free from crime, safe to live in and will be keenly visited by people from around the country and overseas.” 

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