Tuesday, August 17, 2004

PM lauds swift action by police

PM lauds swift action by police

New Straits Times
PM lauds swift action by police
Edition: Main/Lifestyle; 2*
Section: Prime News

KUALA LUMPUR, Mon. - Criminals can expect swift action by the police, Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said today.

The Prime Minister said this was the lesson to be drawn from the shooting of five men who had robbed a goldsmith in Seri Petaling on Thursday.
"It is a message sent to all those who have the intention to commit crime."

He hoped that the police's action in the incident would discourage criminals.

Abdullah praised the police response time, noting that police personnel arrived at the goldsmith shop within 10 minutes of receiving the distress call.

"Their quick response ...