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MPJ Will Offer RM3 Per Rat Caught Dead Or Alive By Jasin Residents

today14 July 2022

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source: Britannica

Uncurbed rat problems, besides being hard on the eyes, can lead to serious health risks as these rodents carry threatening diseases such as hantavirus, leptospirosis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCMV), Tularemia and Salmonella.

The particular town of Jasin located in Melaka has been offered an interesting and slightly novel win-win solution- the Jasin Municipal CouncilΒ (MPJ) has announced that residents who successfully catch rats within the area, dead or alive, will be rewarded RM3 for each one.

The deal was made in conjunction with the Rat Eradication Campaign which will take place starting today (July 14) until August 17, with the intention to attract the interest of the community and therefore make the campaign a success.

source: Utusan Malaysia

It is understood that the reward can be claimed after the rats caught are brought to the MPJ office every day from 9 a.m to 4 p.m, except on Saturdays and…

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Written by: Lara Lee


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