KDN sets up special hotline for human trafficking reports

Source: Astro Awani 

PUTRAJAYA: The Home Ministry has set up a special hotline for reports on human trafficking and smuggling of migrants under the 1Malaysia One Call Centre (1MOCC) on July 30, said its secretary-general Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim.

Alwi, who is also chairman of the Council for Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants (MAPO), said the special hotline, 03-8000 8000, was an initiative under the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS) and in line with the aspiration of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

“This special hotline operates from 7.30 am to 9 pm daily. Six officers will be attending the calls and channelling the complaints or reports to the relevant enforcement agencies, such as the police and the Immigration Department,” he said in a statement Wednesday. Read more

Govt launches special hotline on human trafficking

Source: The Malay Mail Online 

SUBANG JAYA, July 30 — A special hotline was launched today for the public to provide information on human trafficking.

Chairman of the Anti-Trafficking in Persons and Anti-Smuggling of Migrants Council (MAPO), Datuk Seri Alwi Ibrahim said the special hotline, which could be reached at 03-80008000 from 7.30am to 9pm every day, was launched under the 1Malaysia One Call Centre (1MOCC).

The public could also contact the hotline after the operation hours to record their complaints and the recording would be received by the duty officer the following day, he told a media conference after the launch which was held in conjunction with the World Anti-Human Trafficking Day here. Read more