IGP Fuzi says committed to tackling custodial deaths, police corruption

Source: The Malay Mail Online 

New IGP Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun speaks to reporters in Pulapol, Kuala Lumpur September 04, 2017.Pic by The Malay Mail Online

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 5 — Newly-appointed Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Mohamad Fuzi Harun has given his commitment to look into issues relating to deaths in police custody and corruption in the force, according to news portal Malaysiakini.

“Yes, definitely. I will look into them seriously,” he was quoted saying at an event in Cyberjaya this evening.

“You have to be fair to me, this is my second day in office. I will be looking into all areas. I’m fully aware of the demands. We are definitely looking forward to doing whatever necessary to clear whatever issues people on the streets have. I will be proactive on all these issues.

“You have to give me time on this, not so long. I will spell out my priorities,” the former Special Branch chief reportedly said.  Read more

Vital to maintain integrity of polls — Gurdial Singh Nijar

Source: The Sun Daily

BY GURDIAL SINGH NIJAR
(Deputy President, HAKAM)

A SIGNIFICANT court decision was handed down last week in a country that, broadly speaking, shares a common heritage with Malaysia in terms of its system of laws based on a written constitution. I am referring to the Supreme Court of Kenya declaring the election of a president as fundamentally flawed.

The incumbent, Uhuru Kenyatta, was re-elected as president with 54% of the vote. His main challenger, a former prime minister, Raila Odinga, received 1.4 million votes less.

Odinga petitioned the court to nullify the election – alleging that seven million of his votes were “stolen”.

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