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Honest cops would have no fear of the IPCMC

S Thayaparan

Published
Modified 4 May 2019, 3:50 am

"It is hoped the government carries out its promise to set up the IPCMC without any further delay, which I am certain will go down as one of its greatest achievements."

– Ramkarpal Singh

COMMENT | Bukit Gelugor parliamentarian Ramkarpal Singh is correct. If Pakatan Harapan discovers its cojones and sets up the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission (IPCMC), this will go down as one of its greatest achievements, which frankly speaking is something the Harapan regime needs.

People like to concentrate on the cops who are attempting to block this move but what the Wang Kelian hearings have shown us is that police corruption and political complicity go hand in hand.

We are not dealing with a single organism here. What we are dealing with is a complex network of political, business and state security personnel that is the basis of a black economy, dealing with everything from narcotics to human trafficking...

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