PUTRAJAYA, Aug. 15 -- Resort operators are duty-bound to ensure the security of their premises, Datuk Mohammadin Ketapi said today.

The tourism, arts and culture minister was weighing amid a spotlight on the lack of surveillance cameras mounted at The Dusun, a high-end eco-resort in Pantai, Negri Sembilan, where a holidaying teenager stayed and vanished overnight.

"If you want to [run] a resort, you have the duty to have security at the hotel," Mohamaddin said at a press briefing here on the domestic tourism performance for 2018.

"It's common sense. Otherwise it would be negligent, guests will not feel safe," he added.

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