SAFETY: Residents of Taman Seri Damai will also hire security guards to man the entrances leading to the neighbourhood
KLUANG: IN an effort to promote better security in Taman Seri Damai, residents recently formed a crime prevention squad which comprising heads of household and local youths.
Taman Seri Damai action committee chairman Faizal Wong Abdullah said the setting up of the squad was to combat crime in the neighbourhood, while waiting for the establishment of the Rukun Tetangga and Voluntary Patrolling Scheme.
"The squad will patrol from 1am to 5am as crime mostly occurs during those hours," he said.
Faizal added that the residents will also hire security guards to man the entrances leading to the neighbourhood which has more than 40 homes.
"We will make sure all visitors take their visit passes before they can enter the neighbourhood," he said.
Kluang municipal councilor Sim Geok Ming, who visited the area, assured residents he would bring up the issue of the neighbourhood's security with the authorities.