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BUKIT LANJAN: Police commended for detention of four suspected ‘dirty cops’ in links with at least five murders

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BUKIT LANJAN: Police commended for detention of four suspected ‘dirty cops’ in links with at least five murders
The police should be commended for the detention of four suspected “dirty cops” in connection with the murder of at least five people.

The swift detention of the four will, at least, help maintain public confidence in the Polis di-Raja Malaysia (Royal Malaysian Police Force).

“No matter and for whatever reason, the police cannot protect or defend rogue cops. They are not above the law,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

He said the swift detention of the four suspected rogue cops under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 or Sosma “is a step in the right direction”.

“It also shows Sosma has been rightly applied, and that the law was not enacted for any specific alleged abuse,” he added.

Syed Razak, who is Gerakan’s nominee to contest N.37 Bukit Lanjan in the May 9 14th General Election (GE14), said “the case is testimony that in any organisation o…

BUKIT LANJAN: Enough is enough! Launch measures to check growing number of deaths of police detainees!

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BUKIT LANJAN: Enough is enough! Launch measures to check growing number of deaths of police detainees!
A 38-year-old man has died in police custody in a lock-up in Shah Alam.

The death adds to the list of 1,654 detainees who died while in police custody from 2010 to February 2017.

“Whether a detainee dies due to illness or due to torture, it tarnishes the image of Polis di-Raja Malaysia,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

“If a detainee dies due to torture and beatings, that is naturally unacceptable and those responsible for inflicting the fatal injuries cannot be forgiven.

“They are not licenced to kill,” he added.

Syed Razak said: “For detainees who died due to natural causes or illness, the question arises whether the detainees were given proper access to medical assistance and treatment.

“There is also the question of whether the police lockups are health hazards,” he added.


Syed Razak, who is Gerakan’s nominee to contest N.37 Bukit Lanjan in the May 9 14th General E…

BUKIT LANJAN: Cops and ministry probe assault at school, but the teachers are also culpable

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UPDATE BELOW: Nine students arrested over viral 'Happy Birthday' assault video

BUKIT LANJAN: Cops and ministry probe assault at school, but the teachers are also culpable
Student indiscipline, bullying and gangsterism are no more shocking to Malaysians because it has been happening too often and, sadly, has thus become a norm.

What is shocking is the inept school administrator and administration in dealing with such problems.
“Are they really working or do they really care? Do they really know what is happening in their school or are they just plain irresponsible?” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak asked.

He said, according to news reports, eight students, including one in a prefect uniform were filmed singing “Happy Birthday” to the victim before assaulting him relentlessly with a broom, kicks and punches.

“Apparently, according to news reports, the assault is traditionally practiced by students in the school to ‘celebrate’ a student’s birthday.

“Now, don’t insult my or Malay…

BUKIT LANJAN: A living hell of protracted socio-economic woes for residents and JMB

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BUKIT LANJAN: A living hell of protracted socio-economic woes for residents and JMB
In Malaysia, living or residing in properties that come under the strata title control or laws is a living hell of protracted socio-economic woes.

And the problems are caused by selfish and unthoughtful residents who refuse to settle their dues to manage and upkeep their neighbourhood.

“And the problems are also compounded by the authorities who don’t have the will to enforce the laws strictly,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

He said The Star Online the news report titled “Strata Management Tribunal sets aside Ampang Jaya Municipal Council decision” is a case in point.

“It it no small matter. It is a nationwide problem for residents and Joint Management Body (JMB). The dispute arises from property owners who refuse to pay the JMB for the application of strata titles.

“So, those who refuse to pay want free service? The problem is akin to wanting people to work but don’t want to pay,” h…

BUKIT LANJAN: Will Proton SUVs sell like ‘hotcakes’, shutting up critics?

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BUKIT LANJAN: Will Proton SUVs sell like ‘hotcakes’, shutting up critics?
The launch of the Made-In-Malaysia Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) is set to be launched late this year and the response has been encouraging.

The yet to be named Proton SUV, jointly developed with China’s Geely, had in the first nine days attracted 69,000 Facebook users to vote for the name of the SUV.

“This should be a great start for the Malaysia-China joint venture,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

He said sales for the Proton SUV should be encouraging, depending on whether the price “is competitive” in the market for the same marque segment.


Syed Razak, who is Gerakan nominee to contest N.37 Bukit Lanjan in the 14th General Election on May 9, said the launch of the SUV would be “very extremely crucial and important to the Proton-Geely joint-venture (JV)”.

“If the SUV sells like hotcakes, it will shut up Proton critics,” he added.

Here’s what was reported by national news agency Bernama as posted…

BUKIT LANJAN: Did you know five Malaysian schools won gold, silver and bronze awards in Moscow innovation technology competition?

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BUKIT LANJAN: Did you know five Malaysian schools won gold, silver and bronze awards in Moscow innovation technology competition?
The problem with the local media is their treatment, or the lack of it, when it comes to achievements by school children.

To the media, it is not newsworthy, thus such news are given little prominence.

“Six schools represented Malaysia at the 21st Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovation Technologies (Archimedes).

“Two schools returned with gold awards, one with silver and another two with bronze. That’s five out of six schools returning home victorious,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

“What makes their achievements amazing is that they are the first Malaysians to compete in the Russian innovation and technology competition.

“They really deserve more attention and rewards from the governments (both state and federal) so as to motivate others to strive for excellence and go for innovation,” he added.




Syed Razak, who is Gerakan…

BUKIT LANJAN: 21st Century digital world’s growing number of ‘couch potatoes’ in Malaysia

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BUKIT LANJAN: 21st Century digital world’s growing number of ‘couch potatoes’ in Malaysia
Do Malaysians really love their children very much?

If they do, why are they not doing anything about their children’s growing health crisis caused by overweight or obesity.

“According to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Bangkok, the number of overweight children under five rose 38% between 2000 and 2016 in AsiaPacific,” Gerakan Deputy Speaker Syed Abdul Razak Alsagoff said.

“That means almost 40% of our children are overweight and unhealthy. Isn’t that a cause for concern?” he asked.

He said food may be difficult to control with children but “at least they (parents) should try and help them grow up healthily”.

“Control their intake of carbohydrate food, quality of food and encourage them to exercise more by participating in physical sports like football, basketball, badminton and others.

“What is happening now almost everywhere is that parents are concentrating on their careers and l…