Lawmaker says new IGP appointment unlawful, wants Hamzah probed

Modified 1 May 2021, 3:45 am

A lawmaker has demanded that Home Minister Hamzah Zainudin be investigated for alleged interference in the appointment of a new inspector-general of police (IGP).

Meru assemblyperson Mohd Fakhrulrazi Mohd Mokhtar, who lodged a police report on this last night, said replacing the IGP during an emergency was also unlawful.

Fakhrulrazi (above) added that Hamzah's admission yesterday over the authenticity of an audio clip where the latter spoke about the restructuring of police top brass was proof of interference...

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