KUALA LUMPUR: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador today issued a stern warning that police will not tolerate law enforcers being threatened.
He told Bernama that police viewed seriously such a trend of late and had instructed his officers and personnel to immediately go after the culprits.
On April 28, a group of men went on a rampage at house of Selayang Municipal Council enforcement chief in Taman Muhibbah, Rawang.
They splashed red paint on two of her cars and lit firecrackers that were placed in a paint can filled with nails, iron pieces and paper shreds.
The case is being investigated under Section 435 (causing mischief and damage to property) and Section 427 of the Penal Code for causing mischief by fire.
Last Monday, a car belonging to a Baling Magistrate Court deputy public prosecutor was splashed with whitewash at her house in Taman Mutiara, Sungai Kob, Kulim, Kedah.
Jerantut DAP division chairperson Loo Why Leong on Sunday was detained by police to facilitate investigations over a threatening message via WhatsApp to the Jerantut OCPD.
It was reported that he was unhappy with Jerantut police over seizure of non-dutiable cigarettes and alcoholic drinks sold by a man who also holds a position the party.
He was released on police bail the same day after his statement was recorded
Meanwhile, in KUANTAN, Pahang Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman Fuziah Salleh said they would give the full cooperation to the police to investigate the matter.
The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department and Kuantan MP said no one was above the law and that the due process must be respected.
She added that as for Pahang PH, the coalition would be discussing the matter before taking any further action.
PH is made up of Bersatu, DAP, PKR and Amanah. – Bernama