9 October 2017
Malaysia takes action against Johor cops seen on video entertaining themselves at nightclub
KUALA LUMPUR (BERNAMA) – Malaysian police have taken action against seven Johor cops who were filmed in a video circulating on Facebook entertaining themselves with a gambling den “boss” at a karaoke lounge.
A video which went viral on Facebook allegedly showed the policemen – believed to be from Unit D7, Muar District Police headquarters – “having fun” at an entertainment centre in Pusat Perniagaan Bakri in Muar.
The video – featuring an inspector, a corporal, four lance corporals and a detective corporal – went viral on social media on Sunday (Oct 8).
The eight-second clip was posted with the title “Police personnel entertaining themselves at nightclub with gambling ‘taukeh'”.
IGP orders internal probe after video shows vice cops partying in Johor nightclub
KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 8 — Bukit Aman is conducting an internal inquiry into a video spread on the internet that purportedly shows seven officers partying it up with a gambling kingpin at a Johor nightclub.
Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Fuzi Harun said he is expecting a full report from Johor police chief Datuk Mohd Khalil Kader, but promised transparent investigation and stern action against any officer caught in flagrant misconduct.
“Investigation will be transparent without protecting any police officer if they are proven to be involved in misconduct,” he told Bernama News Channel tonight.
Bernama reported that the video clip was posted on the Facebook account of a person listed as Jia Xing Chen under the title “police entertained at nightclub with gambling towkay”.
The news agency reported that one of the men in the clip was a Johor district police chief while the other six were from the D7 vice division and Special Investigation.
October 8, 2017
Viral video of cops in nightclub: Johor police begin probe
KUALA LUMPUR: Police are carrying out an internal investigation regarding a viral video that apparently shows seven policemen, including the head of a police station, enjoying themselves inside an entertainment club in Johor recently.
Inspector-General of Police Mohamad Fuzi Harun said he was awaiting a full report from Johor police chief Mohd Khalil Kader on the video spread over social media.
“Investigations will be conducted without protecting any policemen if they are involved in improprieties,” he told Bernama today.
Fuzi said he had ordered the Integrity and Standard Compliance Department at Bukit Aman to probe the incident.
The eight-second video was loaded onto Facebook this evening under the account of Jia Xing Chen with the title: “Cops enjoying themselves at nightclub with gambling towkay.”
It is understood the policemen were lance corporals from the D7 division of the police which deals in secret societies, gambling and vice.
Khalil, when contacted, said the seven had been transferred to another division pending the probe which had already begun.