New KL CPO takes the reins

Bukit Aman Integrity and Standard Compliance Department (JIPS) director Comm Datuk Zamri Yahya (center) at the handing over ceremony. Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim (left) and Datuk Saiful Azly Kamaruddin.

KUALA LUMPUR: Comm Datuk Saiful Azly Kamaruddin (pic) is the new Kuala Lumpur police chief.

He takes over from Comm Datuk Seri Mazlan Lazim, who will assume the Bukit Aman Logistics and Technology Department director's post.

Bukit Aman Integrity and Standards Compliance Department (JIPS) director Comm Datuk Zamri Yahya witnessed the handing over during the ceremony held at the state police headquarters on Tuesday (Sept 8).

Comm Mazlan has been the Kuala Lumpur CPO for more than two years while Comm Saiful Azly was previously the Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) deputy director.

Comm Mazlan said he cherished the experience in leading the Kuala Lumpur contingent.

"It has been an amazing experience these more than two years.

"I am grateful to have worked with an exceptional group of people and I am grateful for the cooperation shown to me," he said.

He was also confident that Comm Saiful Azly will be able to carry on with all the good work done in Kuala Lumpur.

"I wish him all the best," he added

Meanwhile, Comm Zamri congratulated Comm Mazlan on being able to bring down the crime rate in the city.

"His efforts, through the CID, are commendable in curbing crime in the city, especially snatch thefts," he said.

Comm Zamri said newly-appointed police chief Comm Saiful Azly will be able to lead Kuala Lumpur police to more successes.

"He has vast experience and it will benefit him in his new role," he said.

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