Cops claim physically abused by MACC officer

Three policemen have accused a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission officer of physically assaulting them.

KUALA LUMPUR: Three policemen have alleged that they were hit by a Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer while at the Selangor MACC office in Shah Alam to give their statements.

The policemen, aged 24, 25 and 26, from the Narcotics Criminal Investigation division of the Sungai Buloh district police headquarters, were at the office to assist investigations into a case.

They claimed they were punched, slapped and kicked by the MACC officer while their statements were being recorded in a room on Dec 24 and 26.

They lodged a police report against the MACC officer on Dec 27.

Selangor police chief Noor Azam Jamaludin, when contacted, confirmed receiving the report.