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November 9, 2013

Update public on Surik’s case, See tells police chief

Surik Anak MuntaiThe Borneo Post

Batu Lintang assemblyman See Chee How has called on Serian district police chief DSP Mohd Jamali Umi to enlighten the public on the progress of police investigation into the police report lodged by Rosni Langap on March 15.

Besides that, Mohd Jamali was also asked to update the public on the seizure of a considerable stock of firearm and dangerous weapons at the workers’ quarters of the plantation company in Melikin on Sept 30 and actions taken so far. (more…)


March 26, 2013

Sarawak cops ‘tampered’ with report?

Filed under: Human rights — Hornbill Unleashed @ 12:00 AM
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Joseph Tawie

A 66-year old NCR farmer, waging a case against an oil palm company linked to two Sarawak ministers, shocked at Serian police chief’s claim that his assailants were masked when he had identified them.

The opposition has questioned how the content of an police report lodged against four personnel of United Teamtrade, an oil palm company linked to several ministers, could be changed.

Surik Mantai, a 66-year old native customary rights land owner, was attacked and severely assaulted by a director and staff of United Temtrade. Surik who suffered multiple wounds including head injuries, a broken arm and legs had identified the director in his police report. (more…)

March 23, 2013

Surik did not identify the assailants. Oh … Did he not?

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Video Link I am appalled by the statement made by the Serian police chief DSP Mohd Jamali Umi to the press, appearing in a local English daily yesterday, when he was asked to comment on the brutal assault of 66-years old Iban farmer Surik Anak Muntai.

The Serian police chief was quoted as saying that as the 4 attackers were wearing masks during the assault, neither the victim nor the witness could identify them. He further stated: “The victim does not know the attackers. He could not identify them …”

These statements are a far cry from the recorded statements and testimonies given to the police by Surik Anak Muntai and his wife Rosni Anak Langap. (more…)

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