Malaysian cops ask Thai counterparts to hand over four suspects linked to fatal border shootout

PETALING JAYA (Bernama): Royal Malaysia Police have contacted their Thai counterparts to handover four suspects held in Thailand following the fatal shootout at the border between smugglers and General Operations Force members.

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador (pic) said that police have officially applied for the four to be transferred here to help the investigation into the shootout which saw Kpl Baharuddin Ramli, 54, killed at the scene, while his patrol partner Kpl Norihan Tari, 39, is in critical condition from the 3am incident at the TS9 post along the border.

The duo was on intelligence gathering duties as part of the Battalion 3 of GOF Bidor when the shootout occurred.

"Both men have been promoted to the rank of Sergeant," said Hamid after paying his last respects to the fallen GOF member who was buried at the Kampung Sungai Sampo Orang Asli cemetery in Jempol at 12.20pm on Wednesday (Nov 25).

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