Commissioner Amar Singh today received the highest police award along with five fellow police commissioners and the police chiefs of Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand.
Amar, who was appointed Federal police commercial crime investigation director in October, received the Darjah Panglima Gagah Pasukan Polis (PGPP) from Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Muhammad V.
Amar, who was earlier the Kuala Lumpur police chief and also holds the title of Dato, is Malaysia’s top ranked Indian police officer.
Other foreign recipients of the same award were Indonesia police chief Prof Tito Karnavian, Singapore Police Force (SPF) Commissioner Hoong Wee Teck and Thai National Police chief Gen Chakthip Chaijinda.
The other police commissioner who received the award were Mokhtar Mohd Shariff, Abdul Ghafar Rajab, Tajudin Md Isa, Abdul Rahim Hanafi and Wan Ahmad Najmuddin Mohd.
Three senior Sikh officers, all holding the rank of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), received the PSPP award. They were ACP Harjinder Kaur, ACP Dalbir Singh and ACP Baljeet Singh.
Supt Ratan Kumar Singh, Supt Harjeet Singh and ASP Paramjit Singh received the PPP award while SI Jaswant Singh and Delwill Singh received the BPP.
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