Taman Mutiara Rini, Skudai
Taman Mutiara Rini is a guarded and gated leasehold residential development that is located in Skudai, Johor Bahru. It was developed by Mutiara Rini Sdn Bhd which is a subsidiary of Boustead Holdings. Townships nearby are Taman Skudai Baru, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah and Taman Universiti.
Taman Mutiara Rini offers 2-storey terrace houses with built-up area ranging from 1,878 sf to 2,171 sf with 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Residents can enjoy various amenities provided within the township itself such as the shop lots area along Jalan Bakti 1.
There are sundry shops, restaurants and more. If that is not enough, residents can also head to shopping malls such as Plaza Tasek or Jusco Taman Universiti shopping centre which is situated about an 8 minutes short drive away from Taman Mutiara Rini.
Columbia Asia Hospital-Nusajaya is the nearest hospital located to Taman Mutiara Rini which is situated about 3.5km away. There is a police station situated at the main zone and a mosque located near to the international cricket field.
There are several schools located at different phases in Taman Mutiara Rini such as SRK Mutiara Rini, SRJK(C) Dao Wen, SMK Tmr, SK Taman Mutiara Rini and SM Taman Mutiara Rini 2.
Taman Mutiara Rini is accessible via Persiaran Utama and the Second Link Highway. Alternative route includes Pontian Highway. The nearest public transportation hub to Taman Mutiara Rini is Tuta bus stand which is situated around 3.97km away.
Taman Mutiara Rini may be a guarded community but this does not stop petty crimes from happening within the neighborhood. Even some schools were burgled twice in 3 months.
SJK(C) Thorburn was burgled 2 times within a span of 3 months and this was discovered by a teacher when he noticed that the iron grille gate and the school administration door were left open. He immediately head straight to the office only to find the place ransacked and 2 units of laptops and a projector was found missing in the most recent break-in case.
There were also of break-ins and robberies around the neighborhood of Taman Mutiara Rini. Some of the cases were highlighted in the media such as 2 Indian robbers were shot dead by police officers at the Pasar Taman Johor and the 2 robbers were believed to be involved in at least 15 robbery cases happened in the other neighborhoods in Skudai.
The police department in Skudai has also stressed on the importance of the co-operation between residents and police officers around the area. There were also talks and meetings held with the residents in explaining the importance of community policing in helping to fight crime more efficiently around the neighborhoods of Taman Mutiara Rini.