By: Nor Hajar Aswat Kamis
GEORGETOWN, June 16, 2023 – The National Anti-Drug Agencys (NADA) Penang State is carrying out the ‘Jejak Perdana’ to track down clients who failed to report themselves at NADA office on June 2ND and 5TH 2023.
The Jejak Perdana was led by NADA’s Penang State Assistant Director of Enforcement and Security , Aina Rafida Abu Bakar with the assistance of 13 officers from the NADA State and NADA North East District.
Officers implement “Jejak Perdana” to track down clients who fail to report themselves. Photo by NADA / Nor Hajar Aswat Kamis
Moreover, 39 NADA client houses have been identified and successfully located around the Georgetown area and the High Risk Area (KBT) of Mukim 13 namely Ayer Itam and Sungai Nibong.
The program involve all 39 clients who were tracked and failed to report within the allocated time period of 72 hours to undergo the Community Treatment and Rehabilitation program (RPDK) within two or three years.
‘Jejak Perdana’ aims to detect and call back the ‘disobedient’ clients to report themselves within 72 hours allocated time.
This is the last resort by NADA to persuade clients before they will be reprimand on violation of conditions imposed who still feel unwilling and to follow the rehabilitation program at NADA as prescribed.
A total of 26 houses were traced on June 2, 2023 and this measure was resumed on June 5, 2023 and due to the action by NADA six clients have come forward to report themselves.