KUALA LUMPUR – Datuk Seri Abdul Hamid Bador has been appointed as the new Inspector-General of Police (IGP) on a 2-year contract, succeeding Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun who will be going for a compulsory retirement tomorrow.
Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah has given his consent on the appointment upon the advise of Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and the Police Commission.
Home Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said in a statement that the appointment will come in force beginning tomorrow until 3 May 2021.
“The contract of the appointment of Abdul Hamid Bador as the Inspector-General of Police for 2 years will be effective from 4 May until 3 May 2021 Per Clauses 4 and 5 of Article 140 of the Federal Constitution,” he said today.
Abdul Hamid is currently acting as the Deputy IGP, replacing Tan Sri Noor Rashid Ibrahim who had retired last March.
In that statement, Muhyiddin, who is also the Chairman of the Police Commission recorded his utmost gratitude towards Mohamad Fuzi on his contribution throughout his service as the IGP since 4 September 2017. – MalaysiaGazette