12 Jun '11, 9am

'Bottlenecks at checkpoints not caused by biometric system'

'Bottlenecks at checkpoints not caused by biometric system'

It is unfair to blame the biometric system at the causeway and the Second Link for causing the congestion at the entry points since early this month. -- PHOTO: THE STAR PUB. JOHOR BARU - IT IS unfair to blame the biometric system at the causeway and the Second Link for causing the congestion at the entry points since early this month. Home Ministry secretary-general Tan Sri Mahmood Adam said the congestion only happened at both checkpoints in Johor but not at the other 67 checkpoints nationwide. 'The problem is due to the high human traffic volume and movement daily between Johor Baru and Singapore,' he told The Star after attending a closed-door briefing at the Bangunan Sultan Iskandar Customs, Immigration Quarantine Complex (CIQ) in Bukit Chagar on Saturday. Tan Sri Mahmood said the ministry was looking at ways to improve the system at the causeway and the Second Link to...

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