Police, Customs set up five joint committees to tackle multiple crimes

Published on 13 Jan 2019 6:36:35 PM

The Royal Malaysia Police and the Customs Department have formed five joint committees to tackle multiple crimes, including the smuggling of illicit cigarettes and drugs, says Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun.

The Inspector-General of Police said the cooperation will lead to more joint operations, including nabbing tontos (syndicate informants).

Fuzi said that after a meeting between the two departments here on Sunday, adding that among other aspects of the cooperation would be to deal with Malaysian drug mules nabbed overseas.

Customs director-general Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy said the police have also agreed to provide more security for Customs officers manning the border checkpoints nationwide.

Tholasy added that the department will also step up their operations against smuggling of illicit cigarettes and alcoholic beverages.

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