Turbanned outrider

Malaysian cop Jagjeet Singh stands out among the police outriders wherever he goes

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Corporal Jagjeet Singh – Photo: Asia Samachar

Donning his white turban, Corporal Jagjeet Singh stands out among the police outriders wherever he goes. And he’s tall to boot.

The 56-year old police outrider, now based at Shah Alam and frequently seen in the Sultan of Selangor police outrider team, was one time a cowherd in Menglembu in Ipoh, Perak.

“Those days, after school, its back to the cows. I will look after the cows, cut the grass and do all the related work,” he told Asia Samachar when met at one of his stops while on duty.

Born in 1962, Jagjeet has been with the Malaysian police since he joined in 1981.

Jagjeet’s parents were Ipoh-born Chanan Singh and Punjab-born Malkit Kaur. Now living in Kang, Selangor, Jagjeet’s wife Pal Kaur passed away in 2014. He has a daughter.

Corporal Jagjeet Singh (right) with some of his colleagues from the Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) – Photo: Asia Samachar

 

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    Singh Rajender: He have served Selangor Palace for 26 years. 2 generation of state Rulers. He is Sultan’s favourite lead outrider. Used to be only royal outrider using Harley Davidson RoadKing some time back as he was the only rider with turban. Klang folks always see him flying on the road. May WaheGuru Ji bless him always. tq

    Kiran Kaur: Thanks for your kind words uncle

    Singh Rajender: Kiran Kaur he is my gud friend n i cherish our friendship plus he is unik in his own world as he hv his own stlye when we do escort together. one man show thats makes him different than the rest. tq ji

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