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My point: Tighten checkpoint security on both sides

The Straits Times | Sunday, Apr 27, 2014

It is worrying to learn of attempts to breach security at Woodlands Checkpoint ("Malaysian arrested for failing to stop at Woodlands Checkpoint"; Tuesday).

In the most recent case, the motorist was unable to produce his travel document. How then could he have cleared immigration on the Malaysian side? I hope the Singapore authorities can work closely with their Malaysian counterparts to conduct a thorough investigation.

Both sides should tighten clearance procedures to prevent such incidents.

Letter by Muhammad Dzul Azhan Haji Sahban

This article was published on April 25 in The Straits Times.

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