KUALA LUMPUR: The Prison Department has set Feb 10 and 11 as the visiting dates for families of prisoners in penal institutions throughout the country in conjunction with this Chinese New Year celebration.
Prison Department Prison Policy deputy director Supri Hashim said priority would be given to prisoners from the Chinese community.
“The department seeks the cooperation of visitors to comply with the regulations. Visiting hours start from 8.15 am until 4.15 pm,” he said in a statement here today.
Visitors are asked to bring their visiting card and identity card to facilitate the visit while food from outside is prohibited, he said.
He said the department also had the right to conduct physical examination when the visitors enter and leave the prison.- BERNAMA