Thursday, August 19, 2004

"Make it hot for crooks"

Make it hot for crooks, says Pak Lah

New Straits Times
Make it hot for crooks, says Pak Lah
Edition: Main/Lifestyle; 2*
Section: Prime News

KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - Police are doing a good job fighting crime, but more must be done to make sure that Malaysia remains a country inhospitable to Heavenly Kings and other underworld bosses.

This was the message Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi delivered to senior police officers during a closed-door session at Bukit Aman yesterday.
Senior officers interviewed by the New Straits Times said Abdullah told them that crime bosses "must not be allowed to rule" here.

If crime bosses were allowed free rein, they would try and influence policy and create social chaos. ...