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Tuanku Abdul Halim conferring the PGPP award to Ayub during the police warrior and bravery awards ceremony at Istana Negara. — Bernama
KUALA LUMPUR: Federal crime prevention department director Datuk Ayub Yaakob was among 279 recipients of the police warrior and bravery awards bestowed by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.
Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah presented the awards at the Balairung Seri throne room in Istana Negara at 9am yesterday.
Also present was the Raja Permaisuri Agong Tuanku Hajah Haminah.
Ayub and three foreign police officers were conferred the Panglima Gagah Pasukan Polis (PGPP).
They were Indonesian police chief Gen Drs Timur Prodopo; Thailand’s Commisioner of Provincial Police Region Nine Police Lieut-Gen Pisit Pisuthsak and former Commissioner of the Royal Brunei Police Datuk Paduka Hasrin Paduka Sabtu.
After Negaraku was played, the four recipients, decked in their respective police uniforms were bestowed the award comprising a sash, star, miniature star and service bar by the King.
Among the dignitaries present were Deputy Home Affairs Minister Datuk Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar and Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Mohd Bakri Zinin.
Among the police top brass present were Federal commercial CID director Datuk Syed Ismail Syed Azizan; Federal narcotics CID director Datuk Noor Rashid Ibrahim; Federal director of management Datuk Mortadza Nazarene; Federal CID director Datuk Hadi Ho Abdullah and Federal deputy director of management (administration) Datuk Abdul Ghafar Rajab.
Thirty police officers received the Pingat Setia Pasukan Polis (PSPP), 52 officers received the Pingat Pasukan Polis; 13 the Pingat Kesatria Pasukan Polis (KPP); 174 the Pingat Bentara Pasukan Polis (BPP) and six the Pingat Keberanian Pasukan Polis (PKP). — Bernama
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