There are good police officers, but alas the few 'dirty' cops can tarnish the entire police force - and, we need to do the needful to restore public confidence..
No action was taken against almost two-thirds of police personnel investigated for involvement in crime for the last five years.Of the 3,677 cases investigated from 2010 to 2015, 2,312 cases were marked as 'No Further Action' (NFA), Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said in a written parliamentary reply today. He said 521 police personnel have been charged while 844 cases are still under probe. - see more at Police committing crimes - almost 2/3 (or 2,312 cases) classified NFA(No Further Action)?
That was a very embarrassing case for the Malaysian police, as there was also police officers involved in 'covering up' the said 'crime' of killing a detainee. Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) came up with their findings in October 2015 - but still we do not know whether anything is happening - and, this case is most important, because we will also be looking at what happens to those who helped cover-up this alleged crime...
“There was an element of crime in the attacks involving common intent or abetment by PDRM officers, including the arresting team, to intentionally use physical violence on the deceased to cause death or injury,” the EAIC said in a statement today. It added that the action was a criminal offence, specifically under Section 302 and 325 of the Penal Code read with Section 34 of the same Act. Section 302 pertains to murder while Section 325 involves voluntarily causing grievous bodily harm; Section 34 deals with voluntarily causing hurt. The EAIC then recommended that the Attorney-General’s Chambers to prosecute the officers involved for the crimes identified in the agency’s investigations.
Cop in lockup sex assaults of teens arrested
By G. Prakash and Praven Suppayah
Tuesday April 12, 2016
07:54 AM GMT+8