Tag: Special Branch
Abdul Hamid Bador says police respect freedom of speech and the freedom to assemble.
It comes more than two months after Suhakam named Special Branch responsible for their disappearance.
Home Minister Muhyiddin Yassin hopes to appoint them in a day or two, to look into the findings that Bukit Aman’s Special Branch was behind the disappearance of Raymond Koh and Amri Che Mat.
Mohamed Farid Abu Hassan's appointment takes effect on June 17.
Chief Minister says such a decision to bar SB from press conferences is incorrect and did not come from him or the state government.
IGP Abdul Hamid Bador says the police will continue to carry out their duties.
Warisan vice-president Junz Wong says everyone, including the Special Branch, is welcome to attend government and Warisan events.
Probe by IPCMC would show that "it takes seriously the public expectation that honour will be restored to the Special Branch".
The Sabah Progressive Party president defends the IGP on the presence of Special Branch officers at government functions, including press conferences.
Abdul Hamid Bador says Special Branch personnel would only be there to ensure public peace and security.
IGP says Special Branch officers are meant to ensure there is no trouble.
Vice-president Junz Wong says SB officers can request to attend, identify themselves, but must not pretend to be reporters.
The civil society group says the top cop's response on an officer who refused to testify at Suhakam's inquiry has eroded public confidence in the police.
Norhayati Mohd Ariffin reminds top cop he was Special Branch chief when her husband disappeared.
Mohamad Fuzi Harun says police are awaiting instructions from the deputy public prosecutor.
However, the inspector-general of police says Suhakam should not have made its findings public.
The International Federation for Human Rights says Putrajaya should 'make a clean break with the previous administration'.
Suaram also wants action against all those in the home ministry and the police force who had a hand in the disappearance of Amri Che Mat and Raymond Koh.
The former IGP says the information was passed to him during his stint with the National Operations Council in 1969.
The Special Branch officer says Norhayati Ariffin told him of her mistrust of the police.
Awaluddin Jadid says police view with concern the followers of Shia Islam in Malaysia due to a fatwa labelling it 'deviant'.
However, former DCP Awaluddin Jadid tells Suhakam inquiry that the Special Branch kept an eye on Amri’s Shia activities.
Razman Ramli says SB officers investigating any case are required to keep their heads informed.
Norhayati Mohd Ariffin tells Suhakam inquiry a police informant told her Amri had been handled roughly and beaten up as he was taken out of his car by policemen.