Police set up special team to probe gangsterism in Ipoh


IPOH (Bernama): The police have set up a special team to investigate gangsterism activities in Ipoh following allegations made by a Facebook user on Sunday (Aug 1).

Ipoh OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Hassan said the team was established to verify the authenticity of the viral message on the group’s alleged activities shared by a Facebook user under profile name Meganathan Nathan, which had gained public attention.

"The police view this individual’s complaint seriously. The Ipoh district police would like to thank the informant on this matter.

However, he advised the public not to reveal personal details and make complaints on confidential matters online for safety reasons.

ACP Yahaya said that any complaints or information should be sent to the proper channel to the district control centre (DCC), Ipoh police headquarters at 05-254 2222 or email to the Ipoh OCPD at kpdipoh@rmp.gov.my.

All information on the criminal activities in Ipoh can also be channelled to the Criminal Investigation Department head via e-mail kbsjdipoh@rmp.gov.my and the identity of the information will be kept confidential, he said in a statement on Monday.

Earlier, allegations pertaining to an organised crime group in Ipoh that involves teenagers, known as Gang Thilai 04, went viral on Facebook.- Bernama

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