Home Minister, IGP pay last respects to cops killed while in pursuit of mat rempit


KAJANG: Home Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin and Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani paid their last respects to the late Sjn Mohd Arifah Md Yassin and the Kons Mohd Muradzi Mohd Nawi at the Kajang police headquarters' Al-Amin Mosque on Monday (Aug 9).

Sjn Mohd Arifah and Kons Mohd Muradzi died while in pursuit of a suspected street racer during Ops Samseng Jalanan to clamp down on mat rempit.

Hamzah offered his condolences to the families of both policemen.

"The police will take stern action without compromise to ensure that justice is served for the families of both policemen.

"May their souls be blessed by Allah and placed among the righteous," he said in a statement on Monday.

Among others present were Bukit Aman Management department director Datuk Zaini Jass, Bukit Aman Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT) director Comm Datuk Azisman Alias, Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Arjunaidi Mohamed and Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan.

Acryl Sani had earlier conveyed his condolences to the families of the two policemen on behalf of Royal Malaysia Police on Sunday.

“The duties of a law enforcer are full of risks and challenges, but this will not dampen our spirit to continue providing the best service to the public.

“The police will ensure that the welfare of the families of both the deceased will be looked after,” he said in a statement.

On Sunday, Sjn Mohd Arifah and Kons Mohd Muradzi died in pursuit of a suspected street racer on the Silk Highway about 1.30am on Sunday.

ACP Mohd Zaid had said investigations showed that the victims – who were from the Kajang police headquarters – were pursuing the suspect.

“At KM24.4 of the highway, both victims crashed into each other during the chase.

“The area is a hotspot for illegal racing,” he said in a statement.

It was learnt that the policemen suffered serious head injuries and both died at the scene.

Sjn Mohd Arifah was attached to the district JSPT while Kons Mohd Muradzi was from the district CID.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Nation

MMEA seizes fishing boat, one tonne of fish off Mukah, Penang
Graft buster nabbed over RM25mil evidence theft now under probe for drug trafficking
Security guard fined RM3,000 over offensive social media post
Govt to introduce Digital ID system that strengthens MyKad security, says Home Ministry
Remand for suspect in ex-soldier's murder extended by seven days
Najib asked to see 1MDB audit report, witness tells court
MATTA hopes Budget 2022 will be generous towards tourism industry
Melaka polls: MMA calls for ban on physical campaigning to prevent new Covid-19 wave
My beautiful home: Nur Sajat shares photos of new house in Sydney on social media
Covid-19 vaccine booster shot programme kicks off in Sabah with CM among the first to get jabbed

Others Also Read


Vouchers