KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 1): The police are looking for a male suspect claiming to be the commander-in-chief of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) terrorist group who has threatened to shoot Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador.
The suspect also claimed that he would attack the Bukit Aman Police Headquarters and the Ministry of Defence.
Bukit Aman CID director Datuk Huzir Mohamed said the suspect was found to have sent the threats via email to the media and the police had opened two investigation papers under Section 507 of the Penal Code and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act (AKM) 1998.
"The suspect is the same individual who was reported to have made an insulting statement against the Yang di-Pertuan Agong (Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri 'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah) which was previously investigated under Section 4 (1) of the Sedition Act 1948," he said during a special press conference in Bukit Aman, here.
Yesterday, several media outlets reported having received an email regarding the criminal threat against Abdul Hamid from an individual who also claimed he would launch attacks in Sri Lanka.
In another development, Huzir said the police had requested for a committee to be set up to evaluate the post-mortem report pertaining to the death of Dutch model Ivana Esther Robert Smit in 2019.
He said the matter would be referred to the Deputy Public Prosecutor.
"Police will refer this matter. so that an evaluation committee is established here and in the model’s country of birth, namely the Netherlands.
The media previously reported that the model was found dead after falling from the balcony of a condominium unit in Kuala Lumpur.