KUALA LUMPUR: Director of management Datuk Seri Mohd Bakri Omar will succeed Tan Sri Mohd Jamil Johari as the Deputy Inspector-General of Police tomorrow.
Mohd Jamil would be on leave from tomorrow until his retirement on May 16, said Home Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Aseh Che Mat in a statement yesterday.
Bakri, 54, who studied in Universiti Malaya and the East Tennessee University, US, has been the director of management since 1999.
Bakri, who joined the force in 1971, has served in various positions – as Kuala Lumpur CID Chief, Sabah Deputy Commissioner of Police, and CPO for Sabah, Kedah and Kuala Lumpur.
He was appointed director-general of the National Narcotics Agency in 1998 before being made director of management. – Bernama
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