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Pay demand for Malaysian polic
Malaysia's new police chief has called on the government to pay his officers properly, saying it would help tackle the problem of corruption in the force.
Musa Hassan says that salaries are currently so low that many policemen and women should be counted among the country's hard core poor.
A new recruit into Malaysia's police force can expect to be paid as little as $180 (£95) a month.
That is less than migrant construction workers make.
The Malaysian media highlighted the case of one graduate with 10 years service earning just $300 a month.
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