Commissioner Amar Singh receives top police award from Malaysian federal ruler

Amar, who was earlier the Kuala Lumpur police chief and also holds the title of Dato, is Malaysia’s top ranked Indian police officer

Commissioner Amar Singh with his children Harprem Singh (left) and Harpreet Singh after received the PGPP award from Malaysia’s Federal ruler – Photo / Supplied

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.

Commissioner Amar Singh (sixth from left) with fellow Sikh police officers and personel after the award ceremony – Photo / Supplied

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  1. what is the problem of the title of indian…why .ur community is small to make noise ..

  2. Please behave yourselves and amend the word “Indian” to “Malaysian Punjabi Sikh”. Our people have been dicked around for centuries. Enough is enough.

  3. Proud moments to the Sikh Community across the Universe. Cheers to all of you up there with prestigious award and recognition.

    This achievemts are earned over generation of faithfulness and loyalties of our forefathers and on meritorious grounds. My only request to these chiefs in their respective capacity to propagate their duties not only in their professional capacities but to stand as role models in their respective Sikh community they serve.

    Let you be looked upon at as a reflection on efforts of our forefathers.

    Please do your utmost best to guide our youth to always reflect to our multicultural society of our values and pride of being The Sikhs we hail from who had given their lives to stand by their words, their loyalty and their religious teachings….

    The past made what we are today and we today are going to make what our future children are going to portray. Let’s put our hands together to value our past and upkeep our dignity and respect in humility.

  4. ਵਧਾਈਆਂ ! ਦਾਤੋ ਅਮਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਜੀ । ਚੜ੍ਹਦੀ ਕਲਾ ਰਵੇ !!!