With the crime rate in Johor Bahru at its height, the sense of security among the residents has been running thin.
Residents living on Jalan Ros Merah 4/15, took matter into their own hands.
Fed up with their shoes being stolen, cars and houses broken in; residents from 37 houses employed security guards to keep their homes secured.
The committee later on organized a dinner buffet using the leftover money from the security fees of the past year
Video by: Christine Leong, Citizen Journalist Malaysia