• Short Summary

    THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT HAS COMPLETED THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HUGE DETENTION CENTRE FOR SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS.?

  • Description

    THE MALAYSIAN GOVERNMENT HAS COMPLETED THE CONSTRUCTION OF A HUGE DETENTION CENTRE FOR SUBVERSIVE ELEMENTS. THE CENTRE, SIX MILES SOUTH OF KUCHING, CAPITAL OF SARAWAK, COVERS 80 ACRES OF WHAT WAS FORMERLY A FOREST RESERVE AND IS KNOWN AS A "CENTRE OF PROTECTIVE CUSTODY".

    THE MALAYSIAN MINISTER FOR HOME AFFAIRS TOURED THE CENTRE FOR AN HOUR ON SATURDAY DURING A VISIT TO SARAWAK. FEATURES OF THE CENTRE, WHICH COST SOME GBP700,000 STERLING, INCLUDE A HOSPITAL, LIBRARY, DINING HALL, CANTEEN AND CLUB. THE STAFF AND OFFICERS HAVE THEIR QUARTERS ON THE OUTSKIRTS.

    THE CENTRE HAS SEPARATE SECTIONS FOR WOMEN AND MEN, AND IS SURROUNDED BY TWO WIRE FENCES, EACH ABOUT 30 FEET (9 METRES) HIGH. WATCH TOWERS ARE SPACED 50 YARDS (46 METRES) APART AND ARE EQUIPPED WITH MODERN ALARM SYSTEMS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA58KJ0RV22VO12HSK6BRHT0OKM
    Media URN:
    VLVA58KJ0RV22VO12HSK6BRHT0OKM
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/08/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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