Police to summon Kepong MP, two others over extortion claims

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will call up Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng (pix) to help investigations over allegations that three policemen had extorted two individuals at a traffic light in Jalan Besar Kampung Melayu, Kepong last Wednesday.

Sentul district police chief ACP Beh Eng Lai said Lim had made the claim yesterday at a press conference at 4.50pm and an investigation was initiated after the news was shared on the WhatsApp application.

He said the police have yet to receive any report regarding the incident which allegedly happened at 6.45am.

“The MP (Lim) and the two individuals involved in the incident will be called up to help in the investigation.

“Police view the allegations very seriously and will not hesitate to act against the three policemen if misconduct is proven,” he said in a statement last night.

Beh said the case is being investigated under Section 384 of the Penal Code, and urged those with information about the incident to contact case investigating officer Insp Noramalina Md Jamil at 017-3185868 or the Sentul district police headquarters operations room at 03-40482206. -Bernama

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