‘Datuk Seri’ detained for offensive remarks to cops


KUALA LUMPUR: A man with an honorific title was detained for allegedly hurling offensive remarks to a traffic police officer of the Traffic Police Enforcement and Investigation Department (JSPT) here early this morning.

Dang Wangi police chief ACP Mohd Sukri Kaman said in the 2.20am incident , the 45-year-old man, who holds the “Datuk Seri” title, went to JSPT to complain about the arrest of his friend who was believed to be driving under the influence of alcohol.

“The suspect, who is also a businessman, prevented the public servant from carrying out his duty and hurled offensive remarks,” he said in a statement here today.

Sukri said the suspect has been remanded a day for further investigation.