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Report: Ex-IGP Hamid says Home Minister Hamzah trying to configure Special Branch for own political gains

Report: Ex-IGP Hamid says Home Minister Hamzah trying to configure Special Branch for own political gains
KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 ― Former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador has revealed today that Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin wishes to determine who lead the Special Branch Department (SB) in order for the latters own political gains. In an interview published by portal...

KUALA LUMPUR, May 4 ― Former inspector-general of police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador has revealed today that Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin wishes to determine who lead the Special Branch Department (SB) in order for the latters own political gains.In an interview published by portal Malaysia Gazette, Hamid said that the home minister has been meddling with some of the Branch’s operation, but he did not reveal any details.It was witnessed by Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Mohamed Said.Hamid stepped down as IGP yesterday following the expiry of his contract, handing over the position to Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani.

Commenting further, Hamid said that the SB refused to participate in the operation before reporting it to the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who is the president of Hamzah’s party Bersatu.Yesterday, Hamid said he would identify a prominent figure with a “Datuk Seri” title for alleged abuse of power.

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