14 Dec '11, 12am

Police exploring possibility of deploying more NSmen to guard MRT stations

Police exploring possibility of deploying more NSmen to guard MRT stations

Inspector (NS) Alven Neo (right) briefing (from left) Mr Masagos, Mr Wong, Deputy Commissioner of Police T. Raja Kumar, Accord member Kwek Hiok Shuang, and Deputy Commander PCG and Deputy Assistant Commissioner of Police Sam Tee on board a vessel yesterday. -- ST PHOTOS: RAJ NADARAJAN By Fiona Low The police are looking at deploying more national servicemen (NSmen) to safeguard the public transport system, with the opening of 12 more MRT stations on the Circle Line this year. The manpower review is part of the Home Team's continual efforts to make sure NSmen are deployed to 'the front lines where they can be most effective', said Minister of State for Home Affairs Masagos Zulkifli on Tuesday. 'The Ministry of Home Affairs is constantly looking at optimising the deployment of our national servicemen, in order to ensure that they remain current and relevant for both peacetim...

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