In the San Peng flats
The flats, built in 1972, are patrolled each night by members of the residents' association who do their best to keep it safe.
Photographs by Ahmad Sadiq Mohamad Sani
A general view of the Sri Selangor flats, better known as the San Peng flats. Built in 1972, they are the oldest flats still standing in Kuala Lumpur.
A woman speaks on the phone at her balcony, which does double duty as a laundry and storage area.
Downstairs, a shopkeeper prepares the ingredients for the day's lunch as a man finishes his breakfast at a nearby table.
At the food court, another hawker does the same in anticipation of the crowds that come for lunch.
A contract cleaner helps wash the floor in front of a sari shop at the flats.
In one of the small units, Zaimi, the president of the residents' association, watches a cooking show with his two sons.
Afterwards, the boys go to their room to prepare for the first day of school after the long term break.
Zaimi's wife in their tiny kitchen, which has barely enough space to move around in.
Zaimi's sons, Usman and Umar, stand in the corridor outside their apartment unit.
Outside, children play futsal barefoot against a backdrop of the world's second tallest building, the Merdeka 118 Tower.
A boy poses for a picture as he celebrates after scoring a goal.
Other children chat on the sidelines as the futsal game continues.
When night falls, community members gather in a group called Skim Rondaan Sukarela or SRS to patrol all six blocks of the flats to make sure that the residents are safe.
They are led by Zaimi, as the chairman of the community, who briefs them before they begin their patrol.
They begin as one group before splitting into three smaller groups.
They check and question those they come across who are behaving in a suspicious manner.
A key sits in the keyhole of a gate which they believe was being forced open.
Makeshift signs are pasted on the wall, warning against activities such as smoking or taking drugs.
The SRS members gather for a debriefing before ending their patrol for the night.
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