MPS, this is what your commercial area looks like!

Written by: MT Reader | 12 Aug 2017 13:27
Years of waste clog the drains at the Wisma Keringat area. Pic sent by reader.
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12 Aug 2017 13:27

This is the deplorable state of the Wisma Keringat commercial area in Selayang, near where I stay.

What is more shocking is that this is just one of many areas in Batu Caves and Selayang that has been neglected by the local council for years.

Look at the amount of rubbish and how it has clogged the drains.

Shop owners that I talk to say the problem is so bad and illnesses like typhoid and dengue fever are now common.

No genuine attempts have been made to clean up and they wonder if it's because the area is a popular haunt for foreign workers to hang out.

There are restaurants, 24-hour marts and liquor stores in the area and the spot where the picture is taken is where these foreign workers like to hang out at night and drink cheap alcohol.

They litter the place, clog the drains and leave broken liquor bottles all around.

Locals have no choice but to frequent the area for the shops, workshops and the only bank in the area.  

What is Majlis Perbandaran Selayang (MPS) doing?  What are the councillors doing? What is the PKR elected representative doing?

Years of uncollected rubbish clogging the drains and they are all turning a blind eye.

Are we not taxpayers too?

MPS do your job!


Hayati M.S.

Symphony, Batu Caves.


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