Residents say gated and guarded community schemes have reduced crime to almost nil. — Picture by Malai Rosmah Tuah
PETALING JAYA: Residents are unhappy over Petaling Jaya City Council's (MBPJ) stand on gated and guarded communities. Their are also upset because a public forum with MBPJ representatives was called off after many of them had made time for it.
"Since residents were upset that the forum was cancelled and wanted their opinions heard, we decided to have a roundtable meeting cum dialogue organised by our hosts, Damansara Utama state assemblyman Dr Cheah Wing Yin and the Damansara Jaya Residents' Association," said Elizabeth Wong, Bukit Lanjan state assemblyman.
The heads of residents' associations, Rukun Tetangga representatives and residents from different parts of Petaling Jaya turning up in full force at the session held at the Damansara Jaya Residents and Owners Association (DJROA) hall.