Special Branch snatched Koh, Amri, Suhakam inquiry concludes

Noel Achariam Ragananthini Vethasalam

Amri Che Mat's wife Norhayati Ariffin embraces her daughter as both are overcome by tears upon learning of Amri’s likely fate, at the Suhakam office in Kuala Lumpur, in April 3, 2019. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 3, 2019.

POLICE were responsible for the disappearance of two activists more than three years ago, the Malaysian Human Rights Commission (Suhakam) revealed today at the conclusion of a public inquiry that lasted a year.

Pastor Raymond Koh and Perlis Hope Founder Amri Che Mat were snatched by Special Branch teams from federal police headquarters in Bukit Aman, never to be found again, said Suhakam commissioner Mah Weng Kwai.

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  • It happen in Perlis and we know who is in charge of PDRM and Religious Institution to instruct state agen to act. Why the delay to act on them ???

    Posted 2 years ago by Lee Lee

  • The abduction was carried out with impunity as if the rule of law doesn't exist. The sad thing is the state and security agencies appear unwilling to investigate it thoroughly. This is disturbing because it shows the agency concerned are unwilling to root out rogue elements among their own. More disturbing is the fact this can recur in future without recourse of the victim's family and it can happen to anyone on the street. The fact it was done during the tenure of the previous BN administrator should prompt the government of the day to actively pursue the investigation into Amri's diappearance so that his family can find closure to this troubling crime.

    Posted 2 years ago by Panchen Low

  • Time for the PH government to act on the rogue policemen and the ring leader. Dont bank on the current the IGP to do his job. He is bloody hopeless and incompetent.

    Posted 2 years ago by Rupert Lum

  • If this is true, the next question is, what happened to them? Where are they now?

    Posted 2 years ago by Léon Moch

  • so what's next?? the end of it? nothing can be done? who are these jokers??

    Posted 2 years ago by Wen Chiuan Woo

  • This is outrageous. The police force just became an organisation of thugs, doing the bidding of a courrupt and unethical BN Goverment. the current government must act on this.

    Posted 2 years ago by Sunita petrus