Ulu Tiram attack: Five of slain suspect's family members to be charged in court today

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 19 Jun 2024

JOHOR BARU: Five family members of the suspect in the shooting incident that killed two policeman at the Ulu Tiram police station on May 17 will be charged on Wednesday (June 19).

The Johor police contingent, in a statement Tuesday (June 18) night, said the five would be charged at the Sessions Court here.

On May 24, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the five, aged from 19 to 62 years old, were detained under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) after their remand ended.

On Friday (June 14), the two policemen killed in the attack on the Ulu Tiram police station on May 17 were posthumously promoted to the rank of Corporal.

Home Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said constables Ahmad Azza Fahmi Azhar, 22, and Muhamad Syafiq Ahmad Said, 24, were given posthumous promotions and their families each received compensation of RM216,632 and RM213,586, respectively, which includes funeral assistance, the government's share of Employees Provident Fund contributions, and other benefits.

Saifuddin said three other policemen from the Ulu Tiram police station involved in the incident received field promotions - Corporal Mohd Hasif Roslan was promoted to Sergeant, while Constable Mohd Khairul Azhar Abbi Paisa and Lance Corporal Muhammad Aznel Salleh were each promoted to Corporal.

Saifuddin Nasution said the brave actions of the officers involved in the incident showed the effectiveness of the training received by policemen.

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