Po­lice clean up Sarawak River in ‘Go Green’ polic­ing pro­gramme

The Borneo Post - - FRONT PAGE -

KUCHING: A “Go Green” Com­mu­nity Polic­ing pro­gramme was held to clean up the Sarawak River of rub­bish and do­mes­tic waste yes­ter­day.

In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity and Pub­lic Or­der Depart­ment ( KDNKA) di­rec­tor Dato Sri Zulk­i­fli Abdullah launched the pro­gramme at the Kuching Water­front and later boarded a speed­boat to take part in the river clean­ing project.

The pro­gramme, ac­cord­ing to a spokesper­son cov­ered that stretch of the river between Masjid In­dia to the rear of the Grand Margherita Ho­tel.

With him were State Marine Po­lice com­man­der Salle­hudin Mat Za­man and deputy po­lice com­mis­sioner Datuk Pahlawan Dzu­raidi Ibrahim.

Around 200 in­di­vid­u­als took part in the pro­gramme with the ma­jor­ity of them from the State Marine Po­lice Re­gion Five and Kuching Po­lice District Head­quar­ters.

Also present was Kuching po­lice district chief Abang Ah­mad Abang Ju­lai.

Other agen­cies which took part in the pro­gramme were from the Sarawak Rivers Board, Kuching North City Com­mis­sion, State En­vi­ron­ment and Nat­u­ral Re­sources Board, PDRM Air Wing Unit, Water­front Kuching man­age­ment of­fice, Gen­eral Op­er­a­tions Force, Civil De­fence Force,

State Fire and Res­cue Depart­ment and the Vil­lage Safety and De­vel­op­ment Com­mit­tees (JKKK) from Kam­pung Ger­sik, Kam­pung Boyan, Kam­pung Pulo, Kam­pung Surabaya Hilir/ Hulu and Kam­pung Se­mar­i­ang.

— Photo by Kong Jun Lung

Zulk­i­fli (left) to­gether with Salle­hudin fish­ing out rub­bish from their speed­boat at the Kuching Water­front yes­ter­day.

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