Wednesday, May 31, 2006
New Straits Times
Plans to set up IPCMC still on
KUALA LUMPUR: Plans to set up an independent police commission have not been aborted despite resistance from the police.
When Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi was asked to comment on criticisms of the proposal to establish an Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission on the police website, he said: "I don't want to say if the views represent everybody's feelings (in the police force). It may or may not be so."
Abdullah stressed that he had reminded Attorney-General Tan Sri Gani Patail to consider all the proposals made. "As far as I am concerned, the IPCMC is important to me.